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Masters Students Working in 16 Countries on Capstone Projects

The GHS Master's students are finished with qualifying exams and are off near and far for their capstone projectsMore

Fieldwork Updates April 2014

The GHS Master's students are finished with qualifying exams and are off near and far for their capstone projects.More

Alumni News and Publications April 2014

Julie Bauch, MS '12, recently accepted a position with the San Francisco Department of Public Health as Program Manager for a pertussis vaccination campaign...More

Alumni Profile: Five Questions for Stephanie Klees, MD, MS 2013

My capstone project focused on how urban farming in low-income neighborhoods can impact food security, nutrition, and health for participating community membersMore

Alumni Profile: Five Questions for Genevieve Handy, NP, Clinical Scholar 2010

After graduating, I set out to improve my Spanish language skills because I had come across many studies highlighting health care disparities related to a lack of proficient Spanish speakers in the health care communityMore

Malaria Elimination Background Paper Series

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

Global Health Group publishes on association of housing quality and malaria incidence

In a new study, Is housing quality associated with malaria incidence among young children and mosquito vector numbers?More

Four UCSF Researchers Awarded RAP Funding for Global Health Projects

In Fall 2013, Global Health Sciences for the first time offered funding opportunities through the campus's Resource Allocation Program (RAP)More

Global Health Research Symposium Reflects Enthusiasm for Advancing Health Worldwide

At a university whose motto is “advancing health worldwide,” it’s not surprising that faculty, staff and students are very interested in global health. Still, we at Global Health Sciences were taken aback by the flood of interest in the first annual UCSF Global Health Research Symposium, held on...More

Malaria Elimination Initiative Collaborator Dr. Jun Cao is awarded an impact grant from the WHO’s TDR program

In December, Dr. Jun Cao of the Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases (JIPD), Wuxi, China was awarded a research grant from TDR, the Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases co-sponsored by UNICEF, UNDP, the World Bank and WHOMore

De’Broski Herbert named Burke Family Global Health Faculty Scholar

Global Health Sciences announced today the selection of De’Broski Herbert, PhD, as the next UCSF Burke Family Global Health Scholar.More

Financing Malaria Elimination

A new report released this week by the Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative and Cambridge Economic Policy Associates evaluates the available sources of financing for malaria-eliminating countries and provides recommendations of new or innovative financing mechanisms for eliminationMore

Jeff Mandel on ITAPS: Mission in a Minute

Jeff Mandel was selected by the School of Medicine and UCSF University Relations to appear in its Mission in a Minute programMore
Giving the HPV vaccine in Mwanza, Tanzania. Credit: Deborah Watson-Jones

Study finds HPV vaccine effective in girls and young women with malaria and helminths

The first study to measure the impact of malaria and helminth infection on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine response has found that the vaccine is highly immunogenic regardless of the presence of malaria and helminths.More

Role of the private sector in Malaysia's malaria elimination program

Engagement between commercial sector partners and national malaria control programs can be a key strategy for addressing challenges in malaria elimination settings.More


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