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Sean Parker

Sean Parker Supports UCSF to Advance Research on Mosquito Control for Malaria Elimination

Sean Parker, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and philanthropist, has donated $4.5 million to UC San Francisco (UCSF) to launch a research program directed by Sir Richard Feachem on innovative and aggressive approaches against the mosquito that transmits malariaMore

Stars Align for Global Surgery in 2015

Global Health Sciences founder Haile Debas recently observed that 2015 is "a year when the stars for global surgery seem to be aligned."More

New findings show modern housing reduces malaria risk

Researchers from UCSF, in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Durham University, published a new reviewMore

Roll Back Malaria Partnership Evolves to Support Malaria in New Development Context

On May 14-15th, the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Board meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss recommendations for a refocused partnership architecture that would support continued progress in defeating malaria.More

World Health Assembly approves global malaria strategy for 2016-2030

This week, at the 68th World Health Assembly meeting, the WHO Global technical Strategy (GTS) for Malaria 2016-2030 was approved and adopted by WHO Member States.More

5th Annual UC Global Health Day

Nearly 300 faculty, students and staff from across the UC system converged at UCLA on April 18 to hear from some of the most respected luminaries in global health, and forge new relationships with the next generation of leaders in the field.More
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4th Bay Area Global Health Seminar convened at UC Davis

The 4th Bay Area Global Health Seminar convened at UC Davis on April 20 with faculty from Northern California universities discussing the how climate change is affecting human and animal health.More

Global Health Category added to UCSF Resident Research Symposium

One of my great pleasures as Director of Research for Global Health Sciences, is helping to foster the early stages of investigator careersMore

The Malaria Elimination Initiative Celebrates World Malaria Day

On World Malaria Day, with partners and collaborators around the globe, the UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) celebrated worldwide progress in reducing the malaria burdenMore

The Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology and disaster relief in Nepal

The recent catastrophic earthquake in Nepal has hit close to home for those who work in global healthMore

New agreement will help save mothers’ lives in low-income countries

An agreement announced April 2015 will reduce the achievable cost per use of the Non-pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG) by over 75 percent and expand access to this innovative new product, which has been shown to safely and effectively reduce mortality due to post-partum hemorrhage, a leading...More

7th Annual APMEN Meeting held in Vietnam

Co-hosted by the Ministry of Health of Vietnam, the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) held its seventh annual meeting in Hoi An, Vietnam from March 24-27, 2015More

Consortium of Universities for Global Health held their 6th annual conference

At a recent meeting in Boston, the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) convened their 6th annual conference around the theme of 'Mobilizing Research for Global Health.'More

Update from Sierra Leone - Who knew there was so much to learn about squat latrines?

Squat latrines. Who knew there was so much to learn about them? I am an emergency medicine/internal medicine doctor with an interest in tropical infectious disease, an MPH degree that focused on response to humanitarian crisis, and significant experience working in health systems in sub-Saharan...More

Bhutan case study launches at annual APMEN meeting

This week a case study on Bhutan’s progress towards malaria elimination was launched at the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network’s seventh annual meeting in VietnamMore


Master's in Global Health – Capstone Project Presentations

July 27, 2015
Please join us as the Master’s students present their Capstone Projects for the comprehensive exam.More