UC Global Health Institute

The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) is a UC-wide initiative that stimulates, nurtures, and promotes global health research, education, and collaboration to advance the University’s global health agenda.

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>>UCGHI full statement in response to the death of George Floyd

Via UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences Instagram post on June 1, 2020

UCGHI statement in response to the death of George Floyd

UCGHI stands in solidarity against systemic racism, police brutality, and injustice – atrocities that tear down the health and well-being of Black communities. 

UCGHI and UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences Founder reflects on the death of George Floyd

Haile T. Debas, MD, Chancellor Emeritus, UCSF​ and UCGHI Founder shares thoughts on the recent death of George Floyd.

UC statement on protests, violence following George Floyd’s death​

University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and President Janet Napolitano issued the following statement today (May 31)​.

Staying connected and empowered at home: Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment COE virtual retreat

The UCGHI Center of Expertise on Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment (COE WHGE) held a virtual retreat on Friday, May 31, 2020  to reconnect, to provide updates on COE activities and programs, and to share ideas for the future direction of the Center.

UC Berkeley study: Protests in Minneapolis, country rooted in systemic racial issues

The 2019 report, “The Road Not Taken: Housing and Criminal Justice 50 Years after the Kerner Commission Report,” offers recommendations on policing  and housing reform that can prevent these incidents of violence from occurring in the future.

Protests for racial justice: Faculty share insights on responses to the killing of George Floyd

UCLA scholars like Darnell Hunt, Robin D.G. Kelley and Kimberlé Crenshaw, among others, have shared their knowledge with media to help people understand what’s happening.

Satellite images, phone data help guide pandemic aid in at-risk developing countries

Governments in Bangladesh and other developing countries have turned to the UC Berkeley Center for Effective Global Action for help in using advanced technology to support relief programs for people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

UC Press - Recommended Reading: Black Lives and Community in America

The work of addressing society’s core challenges—whether they be persistent inequality, a failing education system, or global climate change—can be accelerated when scholarship assumes its role as an agent of engagement and democracy. 

Advances in Global Health Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter

Advances in Global Health statement on racism, police brutality, and injustice.


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