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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

E2Pi Publishes Profile on UNITAID's Role in Global Health

UNITAID is an innovative financing mechanism that raises new funds for global health and complements existing initiatives targeting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malariaMore

WHO: Making fair choices on the path to universal health coverage

This final report by the Consultative Group addresses the key issues of fairness and equity that arise on the path to UHC by clarifying these issues and by offering practical recommendations.More

CDDEP interviews Gavin Yamey

The Lancet Commission on Investing in Health released its report Global Health 2035: A world converging within a generationMore
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


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