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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

Ebola in Liberia – Progress, but the tide has not yet turned

Nicholai and I are both well, and feel safe. He's working on several data collection projects, and I'm supporting the Ministry of Health with the Ebola Incident Management System (IMS) responseMore

Ebola in Mali – Preparing for new cases

Last week, Mali launched a national strategic plan to scale up Community Health Workers to every region of Mali.More

Malaria Elimination Group releases Colombo Declaration at 9th MEG meeting

From October 14-17, world renowned experts in malaria, representatives from Ministries of Health of malaria-endemic countries in Asia and Africa, the World Health Organization, and international health donors including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS,...More

Interview: Sri Lanka's Malaria History – Learning from the past and looking towards the future

Last week, as world malaria experts convened in Colombo for the ninth Malaria Elimination Group meeting, we had the pleasure of getting a firsthand account of Sri Lanka’s journey to becoming malaria freeMore

Leading Experts Gather at UCSF to Discuss "What's Next" in Global Health

At a time when Ebola and other emerging threats are raising awareness of global health, dozens of leading experts gathered at UC San Francisco on October 2 to discuss what's next on the global health agendaMore