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Resego Bokete, master's student at UCSF Institute for Global Health SciencesMaster’s Program Sparks Ideas and Inspires Action
Blog |
If you are a prospective student and think you are passionate about a global health issue, you will soon find yourself, in fact, passionate about a lot more than just one. 

Reflecting on Road Safety during a Holiday in East Africa
Blog |
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Symposium to Discuss New Priorities for Academic Global Health Sciences
IGHS News |
After nearly two decades of substantial progress in improving health worldwide, the field of academic global health is entering a period marked by new challenges and opportunities.

Building Effective Regional Partnerships to Eliminate Malaria
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Cross-border transmission of malaria poses a significant challenge to successful elimination of the disease.

Richard Feachem Talks about Malaria Elimination
In the News |

Infographic about eliminating malaria in Asia Pacific by 2030Malaria elimination in Asia Pacific could lead to large return on investment, new study shows
IGHS News |
New research reveals the estimated costs and benefits of eliminating malaria in the Asia Pacific region – including the

Candy package with health labelsTraffic Lights, School Lunch and Cultural Perceptions of Health: Pediatric Obesity in Ecuador
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Childhood obesity is one of the greatest health crises of the 21st century. According to a 2015 report by the World Health Organization (WHO), 42 million children under the age of 5 were either overweight or obese.

Doctor examining a boy while mother looks onEric Goosby Travels the World to Advocate for Funding to End TB
IGHS News |
At the United Nations General Assembly in September, while the world’s attention was on the brinksmanship of the United States and North Korea, UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences’ Eric Goosby was behind the scenes, meeting with th

Doctors performing surgeryIGHS Translates Evidence into Policy to Improve Global Surgery
IGHS News |
Catherine Juillard wasn’t sure what to expect in 2011 when she presented the results of a pilot study on injuries in Cameroon to a roomful of the country’s infectious disease experts.

computer screen showing risk map for malaria in a province of ZimbabweData-Rich, Low-Cost Technology Helps Shut Down Malaria
IGHS News |
Malaria is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth. But remarkable progress has been made over the past 50 years, and now several countries are on the verge of eliminating this mosquito born disease.

Jaime Sepulveda, executive director of the UCSF Institute for Global Health SciencesUCSF Announces the Institute for Global Health Sciences
IGHS News |
To better address emerging global health problems, UCSF Global Health Sciences has been designated the Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS).

Mother holding premature infant wearing knitted capTiny Hats for Tiny Babies
IGHS News |
Calling all knitters and crocheters!

graphic of mosquitosThe Machine and the Mosquito
In the News |

Ryan Conrad and Melanie Ott of the Gladstone InstitutesCancer Drug Can Reactivate HIV
UCSF News |

United Nations logo on blue backgroundUnited Nations Special Envoy on Tuberculosis Commends India for Its Bold Vision in Combatting TB
IGHS News |
The World Health Organization (WHO) issued the following press release regarding Dr. Eric Goosby's visit to India to support the country's efforts toward ending TB.

nurse talking to Google home deviceStar Trek-Inspired Virtual Mentor Wins Saving Lives at Birth Seed Grant
IGHS News |
Star Trek was the inspiration for Tiffany Lundeen’s winning application to save the lives of mothers who experience postpartum hemorrhage.

baby receiving malaria blood testDecline in Financing Could Undermine Malaria Efforts
IGHS News |
Global malaria elimination funding is declining at a time when it remains crucial to eliminating the disease worldwide, according to a study published

UCSF Global Health master's student interviewing people in a hospitalCapstone Experience Leads to Big Questions
IGHS News |
When students in the Master of Science in Global Health program begin their capstone projects, they expect to address research questions on global health topics, applying research methodologies they’ve learned in the classroom to the fie

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