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7th Annual APMEN Meeting held in Vietnam

Co-hosted by the Ministry of Health of Vietnam, the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) held its seventh annual meeting in Hoi An, Vietnam from March 24-27, 2015More

Consortium of Universities for Global Health held their 6th annual conference

At a recent meeting in Boston, the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) convened their 6th annual conference around the theme of 'Mobilizing Research for Global Health.'More

Update from Sierra Leone - Who knew there was so much to learn about squat latrines?

Squat latrines. Who knew there was so much to learn about them? I am an emergency medicine/internal medicine doctor with an interest in tropical infectious disease, an MPH degree that focused on response to humanitarian crisis, and significant experience working in health systems in sub-Saharan...More

Bhutan case study launches at annual APMEN meeting

This week a case study on Bhutan’s progress towards malaria elimination was launched at the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network’s seventh annual meeting in VietnamMore

March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day

At a recent meeting in Geneva, just after being introduced as the new United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Tuberculosis and announcing the End TB Strategy, Dr. Eric Goosby commented, “The progress that has been made combating TB has been hard won and must be intensified if we are to...More

Vietnam supports commitment for a malaria-free Asia Pacific by 2030

At the 2014 East Asia Summit, leaders in the Asia Pacific together with the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) endorsed a goal to eliminate malaria from the region by 2030.More

India joins APMEN as newest country partner

The Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) announced the addition of the Republic of India as the 17th country partner to join the networkMore
Dr. Paul Volberding works with early career researchers at the UCSF-East Africa

Paul Volberding: visiting UCSF research sites in East Africa

In my capacity of Director of Research for Global Health sciences, one of my great pleasures is fostering the development of early career scientists, and watching as they blaze new trails.  As co-director of UCSF-Gladstone Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), I track and manage a broad range of...More

Global Strategic Information launches website and resources for data visualization and decision-making

The Global Strategic Information (GSI) Group recently launched the Global Health Sciences Data Use website, a platform that allows researchers to manipulate raw health data for better visualization and to generate more actionable outputsMore

UCSF Researchers Featured at CROI

UCSF researchers in HIV/AIDS and global health played prominent roles at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle from February 23-26More
Dr. Lawrence Barat

Presidents Malaria Initiative launches 2015-2020 strategy: Interview with Dr. Lawrence Barat

The Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative had the chance interview Dr. Lawrence Barat, a Senior Technical Advisory for the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI)/USAIDMore

Stefan Nachuk to join UCSF Global Health Group to lead Private Sector Healthcare Initiative

The UCSF Global Health Group is pleased to announce that Stefan Nachuk, MA will join the Group this month as the Lead of its Private Sector Healthcare Initiative (PSHi)More

Alumni News and Publications Spring 2015

Alumni News and Publications Spring 2015More

Five Questions for Hema Magge, MD, MS, Clinical Scholar 2007

Hema Magge traveled to Rwanda to work with Partners In Health (PIH) while enrolled in the UCSF Global Health Clinical Scholars Program during her third year of residency in pediatrics. She is now the Director of Pediatrics for Partners In Health (Inshuti Mu Buzima), where she directs neonatal,...More

9th MEG Meeting Summary now available

The 9th Malaria Elimination Group (MEG) Meeting Summary Report summarizes the presentations and discussions of the three-day MEG meeting, held from October 14-17, 2014 in Sri Lanka.More


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