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Partners of the Global Fund Meet to discuss new strategy

The Global Fund released a new meeting report from the 2015 Partnership Forum in Bangkok, Thailand (June 24-25).More

New PhD Program in Global Health Sciences

UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS) is pleased to announce that a new doctoral program in Global Health Sciences has been approved by the University of California Office of the PresidentMore

Global leaders call for increased financing for malaria

At a special side event of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development entitled Malaria Financing for a New Era: An Exceptional Case for Investment, global leaders of the malaria community called for increased investment in malaria control and elimination in order to achieve a...More

Strategic Health Diplomacy is topic of panel discussion at UCSF

US government investment in fighting disease not only provides imperative humanitarian services and saves lives, but is also one of the most effective tools to help the United States advance foreign policy objectives and economic development at home and abroadMore

APLMA appoints Dr. Mboi as Envoy

The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) announced that Dr. Nafsiah Mboi has been appointed APLMA Envoy. APLMA is an alliance of Asian and Pacific heads of government formed to accelerate progress against malaria and to achieve an Asia Pacific free of malaria by 2030.More
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Sean Parker Supports UCSF to Advance Research on Mosquito Control for Malaria Elimination

Sean Parker, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and philanthropist, has donated $4.5 million to UC San Francisco (UCSF) to launch a research program directed by Sir Richard Feachem on innovative and aggressive approaches against the mosquito that transmits malariaMore

Stars Align for Global Surgery in 2015

Global Health Sciences founder Haile Debas recently observed that 2015 is "a year when the stars for global surgery seem to be aligned."More

New findings show modern housing reduces malaria risk

Researchers from UCSF, in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Durham University, published a new reviewMore

Roll Back Malaria Partnership Evolves to Support Malaria in New Development Context

On May 14-15th, the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Board meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss recommendations for a refocused partnership architecture that would support continued progress in defeating malaria.More

World Health Assembly approves global malaria strategy for 2016-2030

This week, at the 68th World Health Assembly meeting, the WHO Global technical Strategy (GTS) for Malaria 2016-2030 was approved and adopted by WHO Member States.More

5th Annual UC Global Health Day

Nearly 300 faculty, students and staff from across the UC system converged at UCLA on April 18 to hear from some of the most respected luminaries in global health, and forge new relationships with the next generation of leaders in the field.More
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4th Bay Area Global Health Seminar convened at UC Davis

The 4th Bay Area Global Health Seminar convened at UC Davis on April 20 with faculty from Northern California universities discussing the how climate change is affecting human and animal health.More

Global Health Category added to UCSF Resident Research Symposium

One of my great pleasures as Director of Research for Global Health Sciences, is helping to foster the early stages of investigator careersMore

The Malaria Elimination Initiative Celebrates World Malaria Day

On World Malaria Day, with partners and collaborators around the globe, the UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) celebrated worldwide progress in reducing the malaria burdenMore

The Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology and disaster relief in Nepal

The recent catastrophic earthquake in Nepal has hit close to home for those who work in global healthMore


PhD in Global Health Sciences - Information Session

August 20, 2015
The session will be led by Program Director, Lisa Thompson, RN, FNP, MS, PhDMore