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UCSF’s Warner Greene, Joep Lange and Paul Volberding at the 2012 International A

Paul Volberding on loss of Joep Lange

The worldwide community of those fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic has lost a true leader with the death of Joep Lange in the senseless Malaysia Air disaster. Joep was a close colleague and friend of mine and I especially miss him here at the International AIDS Conference where he was to play a...More

UCSF Mourns the Loss of Joep Lange

The UCSF community was shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Joep Lange aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Lange was a long-time collaborator with many of UCSF’s HIV/AIDS researchers, having first visited San Francisco General Hospital in the early 1980s to learn about San Francisco’s...More

Equity Measurement Toolkit now available

This toolkit, produced by the Social Franchising Metrics Working Group, includes a simple, field tested and accurate survey tool that can be used by health programs to measure the wealth status of their clienteleMore

GHG launches 2014 Clinical Social Franchising Compendium

For the past six years, the Global Health Group’s Private Sector Healthcare Initiative has been surveying clinical social franchising programs around the world to learn where and how they work, what health services they specialize in, who they serve, and what their health impact isMore

Anthony Fauci confident that AIDS-free generation is possible

NIAID director delivers special lecture at Cole Hall as part of School of Hospital Medicine Grand RoundsMore

Researchers develop new metric to evaluate national malaria elimination

This week, researchers from the Global Health Group, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Imperial College London, and the Swaziland National Malaria Control Program published a new article in ScienceMore

Global Health Group hosts second low-dose primaquine roadmap meeting

As an FDA-approved antimalarial drug that is typically used for the radical cure of P. vivax malaria, primaquine is recently seeing renewed interest as a P. falciparum transmission blockerMore

China's 1-3-7 approach to malaria elimination surveillance and response

As malaria programs shift from malaria control to elimination, increased focus on surveillance is crucial to identify and respond to remaining casesMore
Minister Kamwi launching the scorecard in Geneva. Courtesy of ALMA.

E8 launches Malaria Elimination Scorecard for Southern Africa

On May 19th, the Elimination Eight (E8) regional initiative and the Southern African Development Community launched a malaria elimination scorecardMore

Global Health Group releases briefings on the impact of the Global Fund’s New Funding Model on Eliminating Countries

As the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria begins implementing its New Funding Model (NFM), the UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative has released two briefings on the impact that the NFM is anticipated to have on countries that are nearing malaria eliminationMore

UCSF Global Health Sciences Receives $6 Million for Three Neglected Diseases

Global Health Sciences has received $6 million to speed the development of new tools and technologies that will address three neglected tropical diseases that place a huge health and economic burden on people in Central and South AmericaMore

Harvey V. Fineberg Named UCSF Presidential Chair

Departing Institute of Medicine Chief Will Focus on Global Health during Yearlong AppointmentMore

Sepulveda and Greene Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

The Academy’s class of 2014, which was announced this morning, has 204 new members, including two members of the UCSF facultyMore

Malaria Elimination Background Paper Series and Strategy Briefs

The UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative is pleased to share with you a series of background papers designed to make evidence-based recommendations on the roles of program management, surveillance, importation management and mass drug administration in countries targeting...More
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UCSF Launches $100 Million Global Preterm Birth Initiative

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals today announced a $100 million global initiative to address the epidemic of premature birthMore


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