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9th MEG Meeting Summary now available

The 9th Malaria Elimination Group (MEG) Meeting Summary Report summarizes the presentations and discussions of the three-day MEG meeting, held from October 14-17, 2014 in Sri Lanka.More

UCSF launches two new global health centers

UCSF Global Health Sciences is pleased to introduce two new Global Health centers on the UCSF campus; the School of Nursing Center for Global Health, directed by Kim Baltzell, RN, PhD, FAAN, and the Center for Global Surgical Studies, led by Rochelle Dicker, MD, and Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH.More

The Lancet features Global Health 2035: Can one turn an aspiration into reality?

The idea of a “grand convergence” in health, achievable within our lifetimes, might seem a naive ideaMore

Background paper on private sector malaria surveillance released

The UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative is pleased to share a new paper entitled "The Private Sector's Role in Malaria Surveillance."More

Gavin Yamey presents at TEDxBerlinSalon on Global Health 2035

On January 15, hundreds gathered in Berlin, Germany at a TEDxBerlinSalon dedicated to the Year for Development.More
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Update from Liberia - How a Tree Helped a Village with Ebola Control

Upon her return from 6 weeks in west Africa working with Partners In Health on the Liberia Ebola response, Farrah Kashfipour reflects on the challenges of responding to an epidemic in a resource-limited settingMore

Philippines Case Study on Malaria Elimination Released

The latest case study, jointly published by the World Health Organization’s Global Malaria Programme and the UCSF Global Health Group, showcases the Philippines’ path toward malaria elimination through documenting the country’s malaria history, lessons learned, and future outlookMore

Dr. Eric Goosby appointed as the United Nations Special Envoy on Tuberculosis

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Dr. Eric Goosby as the United Nations Special Envoy on TuberculosisMore

New case study on malaria elimination in Malaysia

Jointly published by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Malaria Programme and the UCSF Global Health Group, a new case study on malaria elimination in Malaysia highlights the country’s success in driving down cases since 1991More

Adoption of Life-Saving Anti-Shock Garment Expands

The Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) is a low-cost, low technology first-aid device adapted for use in low resource settings b by UCSF researchers. The NASG, which reverses shock and slows bleeding during obstetric hemorrhage, continues to achieve key milestones in its roll-out across low-...More

West Africa: O Come thou Dayspring

While my bags seem lighter than when I arrived, I know that I take a different kind of baggage home with me.More

APMEN Hosts Advocacy Workshop for 5 Asia Pacific Countries

In early December, the co-secretariats of the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN)—the University of Queensland and UCSF’s Global Health Group—hosted an advocacy workshop in Bangkok as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen national resource mobilization for malaria eliminationMore

Interview: The path towards malaria elimination in Zimbabwe

Interview with Dr. Joseph Mberikunashe, Program Manager, National Malaria Control Programme, ZimbabweMore

Malaria Elimination Initiative publishes on impact of Global Fund and costs to eliminate malaria

In a new article published in PLOS ONE, “Costs of Eliminating Malaria and the Impact of the Global Fund in 34 Countries”, researchers at the Malaria Elimination Initiative assess historical funding from The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) to the 34 malaria-...More

On the Front Lines of Ebola: Einstein Alumnus Trying to Save Lives

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that more than 7,500 people have died from Ebola, nearly all of them in the West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, and a small number in Nigeria.More


Master’s Capstone Works in Progress

March 4, 2015
Please join us, as the Master’s students present their Capstone Project Proposals for the qualifying exam. The students will present their project proposals and protocols before the Examination Review Committee, and participation is welcome.More