The USC IIGH SDG Leadership Academy, launched last week in partnership with the Office of the Mayor of the City of Los Angeles, is providing an opportunity for our students to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the City of Los Angeles.
2020 schedule coming soon
The United Nations defines human rights as “rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status.” We are all equally entitled to these human rights without discrimination, and as human beings we are equipped with the power of mental awareness, the power of articulation, and the power to stand up for what is right. It has never been more important to be clear about the hard-won principles which bind us as a human race.
The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (USC IIGH) has witnessed how harmful COVID-19 is to highly vulnerable populations worldwide, including the elderly, the sick, the poor, the criminalized, sexual and gender minorities, and those facing persistent discrimination and exclusion.
Bioethics has been and will continue to be a key consideration during the COVID-19 crisis, as the pandemic has brought to light chronic injustices such as homelessness, and increases in discrimination and intimate partner violence.
In 2018 when I accepted the mission of leading USC’s Institute for Global Health, now the Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (USC IIGH), my primary focus was twofold. First, how can we work with stakeholders, educators, students and policy leaders at USC and around the world to comprehensively confront the broad spectrum of health-related disparities that exist in our communities.
How will the Zika virus impact Greater Los Angeles? Attend this science-based public awareness symposium to learn the facts about the latest research and prevention strategies to fight Zika.
Thanks for your interest in helping to get USC smoke-free! We are happy to report that, as of Jan. 10, 2017, the university has enacted a comprehensive smoke-free policy that applies to all USC campuses and facilities, indoor and outdoor. Read the policy here: http://policy.usc.edu/smoke-free.
Shubha Kumar, USC Institute for Global Health Director of Distance Education Programs, presented about the Online Master of Public Health Program at the American Council of Education Annual Conference, which took place March 12-15 in San Francisco. The session's audience comprised approximately 150 attendees, including university presidents, provosts, chancellors and chief administrative officers from the … Continue reading USC online public health program presented at national education conference