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UCSF to Host Annual Global Health Conference

In early April, UCSF will host more than 1,500 global health faculty, students, staff and researchers from around the world for the largest academic global health conference in the U.S.More

Eric Goosby Issues Statement on Tuberculosis Outbreak in Rural Alabama

In response to the tuberculosis outbreak in rural Alabama, Eric P. Goosby, M.D., UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis and director of Global Health Diplomacy & Delivery at UCSF Global Health Sciences, issued the following statement:More

Alumni News and Publications Winter 2016

Alumni News and Publications Winter 2016More

Alumni Profile: Five Questions for Harry Whittle, MS '14

Harry’s capstone research earned him the 2014 John L. Ziegler Annual Outstanding Capstone Award. His two published manuscripts are Experiences with food insecurity and risky sex among low-income people living with HIV/AIDS in a resource-rich setting in the Journal of the International AIDS Society...More

International development funding opportunities open to UC graduate students and faculty

The Blum Center for Development Economics at UC Berkeley and the its USAID initiative, Development Impact Lab (DIL), have announced two funding opportunities open to PIs and graduate students across the University of California system. The DIL Innovate Award is geared toward faculty, while the...More

Third Annual Global Health Economics Consortium Colloquium to Address How to Value Health

In a world where policymakers, donors and payers are increasingly cost sensitive, what is the best way to measure returns on investing in health?More

First PhD cohort brings diverse skills and experience to program

A cohort of five exceptional students launched the Global Health Sciences PhD program on Jan. 4, 2016More

Public-private partnerships in healthcare show promise in Latin America

The market for healthcare public-private partnerships (PPP) in Latin America is growing, according to a report released December 14 by the Global Health Group at UCSF Global Health Sciences and global professional services firm PwC.More

Australian interview with UCSF Global Health Group's Sir Richard Feachem on malaria elimination: "The progress is stunningly positive around the world."

Sir Richard Feachem, Director of the UCSF Global Health Group (link is external), was in Brisbane, Australia this week to receive an honorary degree from the University of Queensland School of Public Health (link is external) for his work on malaria elimination.More

Swaziland Likely To Be First To Eliminate Malaria In Southern Africa

Global Malaria Experts Meet to Recognize the Country’s Regional Leadership in Malaria EliminationMore

$20 Million Grant from amfAR Funds Institute for HIV Cure Research

In a bid to end the worst epidemic in modern times, the Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) is funding an ambitious effort based in San Francisco to eliminate the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from those who are infected.More

Mexico City honors GHS Executive Director Jaime Sepulveda for pivotal role in HIV/AIDs prevention

To mark World AIDS Day, the government of Mexico City held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new HIV/AIDS clinic and named it for Dr. Jaime Sepulveda, executive director of Global Health Sciences at University of California, San Francisco.More

GHS’s Eric Goosby and other global experts call for critical reforms to prevent future pandemics

An independent group of 20 experts from around the globe-including Eric Goosby, UCSF Global Health Sciences director of Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy and the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for TB-has issued a hard-hitting analysis of the global response to the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak in...More

Expensive drugs that cure Hepatitis C are worth the cost, even at early stages of liver fibrosis

It is worthwhile to give patients expensive new drugs that can cure their hepatitis C much earlier than some insurers are now willing to pay for them, according to a UC San Francisco study that models the effects of treating the disease early versus late in its development.More

Global Fund commits US$17.8 million to support malaria elimination efforts in southern Africa

During the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Health Ministers meeting 11-13 November 2015, ministers of health representing the Elimination 8 member countries met to celebrate a new investment by The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.More


Global Health Economics Consortium (GHECon) - Valuing Health

February 12, 2016
Global Health Economics ColloquiumMore