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GHS’s Amy Lockwood Hosts Victoria Beckham and Son on Kenya Tour to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

UN Goodwill Ambassador Victoria Beckham visited Kenya during the week of October 8 as part of her continued commitment to promote the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT)More

2016-17 Big Ideas Contest Launches for University of California Students

Big Ideas is an annual innovation contest that provides funding, support, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate and graduate students who have creative solutions to address important social challenges.More

If You Have a Passion for Global Health, Study at UCSF

Bring your passion to UCSF and grow your capacity for leadership, scholarship, and serviceMore

How School of Dentistry Lab Joined Fight Against Zika

Research success sometimes comes after connecting the right dots in an international puzzleMore

Preterm Birth Initiative-East Africa Launches Video on Importance of Good Data

Good data can demonstrate the need for change and pinpoint gaps and weaknesses in both healthcare facilities and in care of patientsMore

Innovative Plan Could Eliminate TB in California by 2040

Tuberculosis can be eliminated in California by 2040 under an innovative plan published this month by a committee co-chaired by George Rutherford, MD of UCSF Global Health SciencesMore

Global Approach to Evidence-Based Maternal Healthcare Needed, Study Says

A global approach to quality and equitable maternal health, supporting the implementation of respectful, evidence-based care for all, is urgently needed, according to researchers in a paper published today (Sept. 15) in The LancetMore

GHS PhD Student Maricianah Onono named to 120 Under 40 Family Planning Leaders

Global Health Sciences PhD student Dr. Maricianah Onono has been named a 2016 winner of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders.More

Richard Feachem to Receive Hewitt Award from Royal Society of Medicine

The Royal Society of Medicine will present the Richard T. Hewitt Award for distinguished achievement in the improvement of human health to Richard Feachem, KBE, FREng, DSc(Med), PhD, director of the Global Health Group at UC San Francisco's Global Health Sciences and a leading figure in...More

Global Health Sciences launches new Global Maternal and Newborn Health Cooperative

With a growing portfolio of projects and partners at UCSF and around the globe, Global Health Sciences is launching the Global Maternal Newborn Health Cooperative in an effort to build a collaborative team to better leverage, encourage and support the strengths of researchers and clinicians across...More

Sri Lanka celebrates malaria-free certification after long history of malaria control

On September 6th, Sri Lanka made history as one of the first South Asian countries to receive the WHO’s malaria-free certificationMore

Master’s Graduates Prepare to “Take Science to the People”

Thirty-eight students received their master’s degree in Global Health at a commencement ceremony on July 29, 2016, in Byers Auditorium on the UCSF Mission Bay campusMore

New Master’s Program Co-Associate Directors Named

The annual close of the Global Health Sciences (GHS) master’s program is a transition for faculty and staff as well as students.More

2016 Clinical Social Franchising Compendium Now Available

The 2016 edition of the annual Clinical Social Franchising Compendium is now available!More

ITAPS Program Develops Research, Writing Skills of Local Scientists

Some of the most meaningful HIV prevention research in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) comes from local scientists, but if their findings don't get published, the research doesn't have the impact it couldMore


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