Vietnam works with USC and partners to develop health policy for safe, effective surgical care

Vietnam works with USC and partners to develop health policy for safe, effective surgical care

Along with a team of professionals from Operation Smile and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Assistant Professor Shubha Kumar recently traveled to Vietnam to assist in health policy development. At the 68th World Health Assembly, representatives of Member States of the United Nations unanimously approved a resolution on strengthening emergency and essential surgical care and … Continue reading Vietnam works with USC and partners to develop health policy for safe, effective surgical care

USC Partners with Vietnamese Political Academy

USC Partners with Vietnamese Political Academy

A delegation of officials from Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, the primary institution for training the country's civil service elite, signed a partnership agreement with three USC schools March 2 to facilitate research, student exchanges and faculty collaboration. USC Gould Dean Andrew Guzman, USC Price School of Public Policy Dean Jack H. … Continue reading USC Partners with Vietnamese Political Academy

Partnership with Vietnam to integrate human rights in population law

Through a longstanding relationship with Vietnam, Program on Global Health & Human Rights Director Sofia Gruskin began a new project in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). She will advise Vietnam’s population law to ensure it covers key human rights issues in conformity with Vietnam’s ratified international treaties and national legal system. Through … Continue reading Partnership with Vietnam to integrate human rights in population law

Genetic risk factors for orofacial clefts in Central Africans and Southeast Asians

In partnership with the USC Institute for Global Health and the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Operation Smile, Inc., is investigating genetic and environmental factors in the etiology of clefts for its International Family Study. The project is currently collecting data and samples in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Vietnam, Honduras and Philippines. Read the article … Continue reading Genetic risk factors for orofacial clefts in Central Africans and Southeast Asians