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Advancing Global and Community Health at UC Santa Cruz

As countries across the globe fight the coronavirus pandemic, UC Santa Cruz is creating a new program that will prepare students and provide research to solve current and future global health problems.

Tanzanian GloCal alumna continues to tackle Sickle Cell Disease

A recent recipient of an Emerging Global Leader Award (K43) from the National Institutes for Health Fogarty International Center, Dr. Siana Nyka Mtatiro is continuing her vision of building capacity for genetic studies in Tanzania.

PREDICT Receives Extension for COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Response

With the $2.26 million extension, the PREDICT project will continue to provide technical expertise to support detection of SARS CoV-2 cases in Africa, Asia and the Middle East to inform the public health response.

UC San Diego engineers and doctors team up to retrofit and build ventilators with 3D-printing

UC San Diego students, staff and faculty address one of the key challenges of COVID-19 outbreak.

More than 21,000 homeless people in U.S. could be hospitalized due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to kill more than 3,400 people experiencing homelessness across the United States, according to new estimates from researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

Chilean medical and midwifery students support the recent decriminalization of abortion

A few months after the Chilean government decriminalized abortion, UCSF ANSIRH surveyed 369 medical and midwifery students in the country regarding their attitudes about abortion.

What the Ebola outbreak could teach us about how to contain the novel coronavirus

New UCLA study underscores the importance of public engagement and trust during health crises.

$2M Grant Will Galvanize COVID-19 Response at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Donation from Heising-Simons Foundation supports testing, patient care and worker safety at UCSF partner hospital Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG).