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

November 15, 2017
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.

Imagining environmental justice

November 15, 2017
In a new book, UC Santa Barbara sociologist David Pellow explores the interconnected nature of humans, nonhumans and ecosystems.

UCSF and partners in Mexico study treatment to prevent diabetes

November 15, 2017
A medication shown to delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in people with prediabetes could make a big difference in Mexico, California and globally. 

Making mosquitoes self-destruct

November 15, 2017
UC Riverside researchers are generating genetically engineered insects to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

Prestigious fellowship furthers grad student’s asthma research

November 15, 2017
UC Merced’s first Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholar will work to improve health in California's central valley. 

Measuring stress and child development in Mexican-origin families

November 15, 2017
A groundbreaking UC Davis study of families of Mexican origin will assess how stress and discrimination affect parent-child interactions.

Human health as a cost benefit

November 8, 2017
Human ecologist David Cleveland of UC Santa Barbara presents a case for thinking in broader terms when estimating the cost of greenhouse gas emission mitigation programs.

UCSF announces the Institute for Global Health Sciences

November 8, 2017
To better address emerging global health problems, UCSF Global Health Sciences has been designated the Institute for Global Health Sciences.

Scientists identify hotspots of coastal risks in Latin America and the Caribbean

November 8, 2017
500,000 people are at high risk from coastal hazards, according to a new study by researchers at UC Santa Cruz.

Global Poverty and Practice alumni reflect on post-grad life

November 8, 2017
A group of Global Poverty and Practice Minor program alumni gathered at UC Berkeley to share their experiences after graduation.

Preventing gender-based workplace discrimination and sexual harassment

November 8, 2017
Research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at UCLA found that more than a third of countries do not have laws against sexual harassment in the workplace. 

Save the date for UC Global Health Day 2018

November 1, 2017
UCGHI's sixth annual UC Global Health Day conference has been announced. 

Online courses prep those in line to aid global health

November 1, 2017
Online courses – launched this fall by the UC Global Health Institute and the university’s Innovative Learning Technology Initiative – offer undergraduates throughout UC opportunities to explore a discipline that is growing in popularity.

Data-rich, low-cost technologies help disarm diseases globally

October 26, 2017
UC faculty and students develop innovative global health tools made possible by today's technology.

Global Health Group celebrates 10 years of impact

October 25, 2017
UCSF's Global Health Group reflects on a decade of work to eliminate Malaria and other accomplishments. 

Persist 2017 conference aims to inspire women to get politically active

October 25, 2017
UC Riverside's upcoming conference supports the political and social empowerment of women.

UCLA offers new Global Health certificate

October 25, 2017
This certificate program provides broad-based knowledge of global health and can serve as a valuable qualification and differentiator in an increasingly competitive job market.

From wildlife to humans with the PREDICT project

October 25, 2017
UC Davis One Health Institute Director Tracey Goldstein discusses the PREDICT Project and its findings thus far.

Put people over profits, says Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

October 18, 2017
Addressing the Blum Center at UC Santa Cruz, Muhammad Yunus discussed his vision for an alternative economic system that brings people around the world out of poverty.

Abortion restrictions like those in Ohio disproportionately impact low-income women and their health

October 18, 2017
Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment COE associate director Ushma Upadhyay discusses abortion policy in Ohio.

Researchers create molecule that could ‘kick and kill’ HIV

October 18, 2017
A particle developed by UCLA, Stanford, NIH scientists awakens dormant virus cells in lab animals and then knocks them out.

Meet UC San Diego's Global Health student representatives for 2017-2018

October 11, 2017
Students advise the UCSD Global Health Program on issues related to undergraduate education, including but not limited to courses, curriculum, instruction, student involvement opportunities, research opportunities and student programs.

Faculty spotlight: Nathan Samras, MD, MPH

October 11, 2017
Dr. Samras brings UCLA rich global health experience and enthusiasm for collaborating with students and faculty on global health initiatives.

Research honored at scholars symposium

October 11, 2017
UCGHI co-director, Patricia Conrad, DMV, PhD honored at the 18th annual National Veterinary Scholars Research Symposium.

Social impact

October 4, 2017
UCSB scholars awarded grants for studies on Mexico’s black population and immigrants’ mental health.

Video: Rx One Health summer course

October 4, 2017
Sophie Charlton, a second year vet student at UC Davis, shares her experience working with the people and animals of Tanzania and Rwanda.

Scientists estimate death rates from air pollution caused by the impact of climate change

October 4, 2017
Lawrence Livermoore National Labratory scientists are working to understand the impact of climate change on human life. 

Tiny hats for tiny babies

September 27, 2017
Help UCSF’s East Africa Preterm Birth Initiative knit hats to keep preterm babies warm.

Growing public health program launches standalone PhD

September 27, 2017
UC Merced's new public health PhD program focuses on the health of California's central valley.

Scientists identify new hosts for Chagas Disease vectors

September 27, 2017
UC Riverside data will help impede the spread of Chagas Disease, which affects 8 million people worldwide.

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