UC Global Health Institute

The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) is a system-wide initiative that stimulates, nurtures, and promotes global health research, education, and collaboration to advance the University's mission to improve the lives of people in California and around the world. UCGHI leverages the diverse expertise across the University to revolutionize training of future global health leaders and accelerate the discovery and implementation of transformative global health solutions.

Online courses prep those in line to aid global health

Female student on her bed looking at computerOnline courses – launched this fall by the UC Global Health Institute and the Innovative Learning Technology Initiative – offer undergraduates throughout UC opportunities to explore a discipline that is growing in popularity.

News

Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise publishes special issue in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

The relationship between women’s empowerment and pregnancy and childbirth is the topic of a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth published November 8, 2017.

Save the date for UC Global Health Day 2018

UCGHI's sixth annual UC Global Health Day conference has been announced. 

Research honored at scholars symposium

UCGHI co-director, Patricia Conrad, DMV, PhD honored at the 18th annual National Veterinary Scholars Research Symposium.

In her own words: GloCal fellow tells her story from Tanzania

GloCal fellow Catherine Reuben Shari, MD, MMED shares her experience of getting accepted into the program.

“Bump Day” reflections: doing more to invest in women and girls’ health

UCGHI women's health COE co-director, Ndola Prata, MD, and UCLA medical student, Sarah Lawrence, discuss the achievements and on-going challenges of global maternal health efforts.