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UCSF Authors Contribute to Global Call to Prevent 40% of Premature Deaths by 2030

In a paper published today in The Lancet - Avoiding 40% of premature deaths in each country 2010-30: review of national mortality trends to help quantify the UN Sustainable Development Goal for health - 16 global health leaders, including Dr. Jaime Sepulveda, Global Health Sciences’ Executive...More

UNAM and UCSF Global Health Group sponsor first ever Namibia Malaria Elimination Symposium

On August 18, the first Namibia Malaria Elimination Symposium was held at the University of Namibia (UNAM), hosted by the newly-formed Namibia Malaria Elimination Research Partnership, which includes partners from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Global Health Group Malaria...More

Global Health Group/Google Earth Engine collaboration featured in San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate

Dr. Hugh Sturrock, a researcher at the UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate describing his new project to develop an automated disease risk mapping platform with Google Earth EngineMore

APMEN welcomes Bangladesh as 16th Country Partner

The Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) announced this week that Bangladesh will join the Network as its 16th Country PartnerMore

Ibis, E2Pi, and Bixby publish program brief on integrating family planning into HIV care

E2Pi, along with Ibis and the Bixby Center, have published a new program brief on scaling up integrated family planning (FP)/HIV servicesMore

Global Health Group publishes editorial on sustainable development goals

As the MDGs come to an end, a new set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) will be debated during the UN General Assembly that starts on 24 September 2014.More

Global Health Group reviews the use of primaquine to target malaria

With the mounting threat of antimalarial drug-resistance, there is a growing interest in the use of transmission blocking drugs to not only curb the spread of resistance, but also accelerate the path to malaria elimination and subsequent eradicationMore

Alumni News and Publications Summer 2014

Lisa Abuogi (Dillabaugh), MD, Clinical Scholar '06 completed a residency in Pediatrics at UCSF in 2008 and then spent four years living and working in Kenya...More

Five Questions for Joy Bhosai, MD, Pathway to Discovery in Global Health 2012

Between my first and second years of medical school, we started working in Tanzania as part of the Fogarty Frameworks program and the MUHAS-UCSF Academic Learning Project in Dar Es Salaam...More

Five Questions for Evan Bloch, MBChB (MD), Master of Science 2010

The research focus for the master's was blood safety in Africa. Based primarily in South Africa (where I'm originally from), the capstone centered on planning for the Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study (REDS)...More

GHS Congratulates the Masters Class of 2014

Global Health Sciences graduated its sixth class of masters students on Friday, August 1 at a ceremony held at Genentech Hall on the Mission Bay campus.More

John Ziegler Named Recipient of Prestigious Burkitt Medal

John Ziegler, MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine Emeritus and founding Director of the GHS master’s degree program, was recently named the recipient of the 2014 Burkitt Medal by the Provost and President of Trinity College Dublin.More

Leadership Transitions on the GHS Education & Training Team

Transitioning out of their year-long interim roles, Madhavi Dandu, MD, MPH and Kim Baltzell, RN, PhD, MS ‘10 have been confirmed the Director and Associate Director, respectively, of the GHS master’s program.More

Global Health Group congratulates Dr. Alonso on GMP appointment

The Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative congratulates Professor Pedro Alonso on his appointment to lead WHO’s Global Malaria Program.More

Global Health Group call for P. Falciparum elimination in Greater Mekong Subregion

Researchers at the Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative and partner institutions recently published a commentary in Malaria Journal, entitled The challenge of artemisinin resistance can only be met by eliminating Plasmodium falciparum malaria across the Greater Mekong Subregion.More


UCSF Bootcamp for Global Health Care Delivery

October 2, 2014 - October 5, 2014
The UCSF Global Health Core is offering a Continuing Medical Education (CME)/ Continuing Education (CE) immersion program for early to mid-career health professionals interested in serving globally and committed to incorporating global health care into their career path.More

The Science of Global Health: What’s Next

October 2, 2014
To mark its 10-year anniversary, UCSF Global Health Sciences is bringing together world-renowned experts to discuss the future of global health.More

2014 Global Conference on Social Franchising of Health

October 22, 2014 - October 24, 2014
Social franchising programs around the world are growing, adapting new ideas, and gathering evidence on how to better meet public health and business goals. The Global Social Franchising Conference is the one annual forum to exchange knowledge across all of these programs.More