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.


UCGHI Researchers Lead One Health Workforce Training with $85 Million from USAID

UCGHI researchers will play a lead role in educating the next generation of the global health workforce in one health approaches through winning up to $85 million over five years from USAID.

Can solar geoengineering mitigate both climate change and income inequality?

New research from the UC San Diego finds that solar geoengineering—the intentional reflection of sunlight away from the Earth’s surface—may reduce income inequality between countries.

UCLA launches institute to explore legal, policy impact of emerging tech

Recently launched UCLA Institute for Technology, Law and Policy will examine advances in artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, robotics and new forms of digital media to identify the benefits and risks they represent.

National Institute of Aging (NIA) funds fellows to conduct research on early detection of Alzheimer’s disease in Peru

Peruvian GloCal Fellows Dr. Miguel Sánchez and Dr. Willyams Reynoso have been awarded funds through a supplement from the National Institute of Aging to carry out ground-breaking research on the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease in their country. 

Young women still may be getting unnecessary pelvic exams

UCSF and CDC study finds millions of “outdated” tests being performed on healthy females 15 to 20 years old.

2019 Highlight: Mentorship training in LMICs needs increased support

UCGHI Co-Director, Dr. Craig Cohen edited Mentoring in Low- and Middle-Income Countries to Advance Global Health Research, a supplement to the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, which offers recommendations, case studies and an overview of toolkits to help design mentorship programs tailored to LMICs.

10 years, 10 campuses, one trailblazing career: Haile Debas reflects on UC Global Health Institute

Global health visionary Dr. Haile Debas looks back on 10 years of impact for the UC Global Health Institute.

UC Global Health Day 2020: Sustaining Communities and Climates for Health

UC Global Health Day 2020 call for abstracts and breakout sessions are now open. Apply today!