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Global Health Group publishes on malaria risk mapping

In elimination settings when cases are clustered, understanding exactly where the malaria risk is becomes an important part of a program’s ability to target resources and interventionsMore

Case study on elimination in Namibia published

Researchers at the Global Health Group, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, and the Namibia National Vector-borne Disease Control Program have published a new case study documenting Namibia’s path to become malaria free by 2020More

Ebola in Liberia - Ebola is real; so is poverty

I arrived in Monrovia last Friday. I came with Partners In Health Ebola Response with a team of clinicians: one physician, three nurses, and one logistician- the first cohort joining PIH's in-country staff.More

Ebola in Liberia - Ebola Fundamentally Alters the Doctor-Patient Relationship

About a year ago I cared for Sharon, a 60-year-old woman who had traveled from California's central valley to UC San Francisco for specialized careMore

Commentary: Asia Pacific adopts game-changing goal to be malaria-free by 2030

Last week, during the East Asia Summit in Myanmar, leaders from 18 countries in the region committed to eliminating malaria in the Asia Pacific by 2030More

GHS Under One Roof

The new Mission Hall building brings together all the Global Health Sciences groups under one roof for the first time. What exactly happens under this roof, you might ask?More

Five Questions for Mike Lipnick, MD, Clinical Scholar 2012

In recent years, the number of international academic global health programs has increased dramatically. At Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda), the site of a longstanding partnership with UCSF and many other universities, hundreds of visiting international medical trainees and faculty visit each...More

Five Questions for Katie Fox, Master of Science 2013

The focal point of my capstone project was to understand how the dual epidemics of HIV/AIDS and gender-based violence (GBV) interact in a resource-limited setting.More

Alumni News and Publications Fall 2014

Alumni News and Publications Fall 2014More

Ebola in Liberia - A Turning Point in the Outbreak

We've now been in Liberia for three weeks, but in many ways it feels both shorter and longer.More

APMEN holds first Surveillance and Response Training in Wuxi, China

The Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) Surveillance and Response Training, held in Wuxi, China at the Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases (JIPD) from October 20-29, brought together 53 participants to increase knowledge of transitioning malaria programs from control to eliminationMore

APMEN and APLMA collaborate to eliminate malaria in Asia Pacific

On Friday, October 17th, the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) and the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) met at the 9th Malaria Elimination Group meeting in Sri LankaMore

Grand Challenges Exploration Grant awarded to UCSF/CDPH researcher Laura Jelliffe-Pawlowski

Dr. Laura Jelliffe-Pawlowski, PhD was recently awarded an 18-month grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to develop an algorithm for gestational age datingMore

Malaria Elimination Initiative represents at 63rd Annual ASTMH meeting

A wide range of research on malaria elimination was showcased this year at the 63rd Annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) conference in New Orleans on November 2-5More

Ebola in Mali – Informing the public

Ten stick figures are displayed on the TV screen. Nine of them are then drenched in red.More


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