UC Global Health Institute

The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) mobilizes people and resources across the University of California to advance global health research, education and collaboration.

Engineering students contribute to global health solutions

Students from across the University of California apply their engineering skills to water supply, civil works, sanitation, agriculture and energy projects abroad. 


Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE awards summer grants to UC students

The awards fund research in drug addiction, health justice, LGBTQ+ inmates and health disparities among Latina immigrants. 

Back at UC, but still having global impact

Former GloCal fellow, Jennifer Syvertsen, reflects on her mentors, work in Kenya and plans for the future. 

UCSF Global Programs Offices strengthen researchers’ work in Africa

Offices abroad provide UC researchers with financial management, procurement, logistics and compliance services, as well as local technical expertise. 

Dr. Haile T. Debas on making a contribution to underdeveloped countries In Africa

On this edition of In Black America, Debas talks about being a physician, researcher, teacher and academic leader. 

Lab-confirmed prenatal exposure to Zika is linked to cardiac defects in infants

UCLA researchers find evidence that infants with laboratory confirmation of Zika exposure before birth have a higher prevalence of major cardiac defects.

New Fulbright awards strengthen campus study abroad initiatives

Two staff members in UC Merced’s Office of International Affairs have earned Fulbright awards that will help the campus expand and develop study-abroad opportunities for students.

Research offers new insights into malaria parasite

UC Riverside’s Karine Le Roch has received a new NIH grant of $3.2 million to continue work on Plasmodium falciparum.