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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

New agreement will help save mothers’ lives in low-income countries

An agreement announced April 2015 will reduce the achievable cost per use of the Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) by over 75 percent and expand access to this innovative new product, which has been shown to safely and effectively reduce mortality due to post-partum hemorrhage, a leading...More

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


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