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Where are we on the curve of this epidemic?
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When the City of San Francisco effectively grounded its residents on March 16, there were just 23 confirmed local case

Viral researchers who warned of coronavirus risk hope to catch the next outbreak before it starts
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HIV first infected subsistence hunters in central Africa who may have seen infected primates as easy prey.

Jaime Sepulveda Op-Ed: Casandra
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It is difficult to make predictions, said Niels Bohr with wry humor – especially about the future.

Do no harm: IGHS works to deliver patient-centered care to women worldwide
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March 8 is International Women’s Day, and gender equa

Coronavirus Pandemic
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The first case of unknown source of the new coronavirus in the United S

What the evidence says about Medicare for All and other single-payer healthcare plans
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Single-payer health care – in which the government pays citizens’ medical bills –

rural RwandaIGHS master’s alum Nick Hu is expanding healthcare access with drones
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Nick Hu has embraced the start-up philosophy that every mistake is a l

Top Academics Join Forces to Tackle Health and Humanitarian Crisis at the Border
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Jan. 21-22 inaugural summit to look at the inhumane conditions of migrants along the U.S.-Mexican border, and to propose policy solutions.

Single-Payer Systems Likely to Save Money in US, Analysis Finds
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By Laura Kurtzman

MS student Aya ThabetIGHS MS program is helping Aya Thabet move from industry to global health
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Last year, Aya Thabet left a job working in market research in the Cairo office of an

The use and abuse of antibiotics
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It is said in official media that Mexico will have a health system as good as Denmark’s by the end of the sexennium. Let’s take a medical example to measure the distance that separates the two.

UCSF effort to empower nurses in Malawi to expand to Sierra Leone and Liberia with $2.5M Wyss gift
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Nurses are key to moving the needle on maternal and newborn deaths

Antenatal care in Kenya needs improvement
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Moving Global Surgery Forward: MS Student Hannah Thomas
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A student in the IGHS MS in Global Health Sciences program, Hannah Thomas, represents the next generation of global surgeons.

Why Global Health?
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by IGHS MS student Mana Anvar This post first appeared on Synapse

Soudi with Syrian girlA Life in Global Health: Laila Soudi, MS
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Laila Soudi, MS (2015), is leveraging her training in global health to address a problem that is close to home: access to mental health care for Middle Eastern refugees of war.

Jaime SepulvedaOctober Note from the Executive Director
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What were you doing 20 years ago?

Jaime SepulvedaSeptember Note from the Executive Director
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With IGHS celebrating its 20th anniversary, I've been r

baby behind mosquito netUCSF-led Lancet Commission says malaria can be eradicated within a generation
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Malaria, one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases, can be eradicated as early as 2050, according to a new report published today by The Lancet Commission on malaria eradication.

2019 SRGH interns standing in front of a wallGlobal Health Internship Opened My Eyes to the Future
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Last year, I had completely no idea what I wanted to study in college.

Pregnant woman holding her stomachSubtle abuse affects women during childbirth
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Stripping women of dignity and respect during childbirth is not only a violation of human rights. It also affects the health of women and babies. It’s time to recognize the urgency of the problem and commit to giving women the care they deserve.

SPARQ Creates Measures, Interventions to Improve Person-centered Reproductive Health Care
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Women in Kenya, India, and even California could get more respectful reproductive health care and be more likely to visit providers when they need care through a current Institute for Global Health Sciences project: Strengthening People-centered Accessibility, Respect and Quality (SPARQ).

Map of smoking violations in BeijingThe Impact of Volunteers on Tobacco Control in Beijing
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In a city whose urban borders span 1,600 square miles and almost 22 million people, Beijing’s public health campaigns would be virtually impossible without the strong commitment of the community and its leaders.

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