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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.

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
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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.

Doctor examining a boy while mother looks onEric Goosby Travels the World to Advocate for Funding to End TB
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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

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

graphic of mosquitosThe Machine and the Mosquito
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Mother holding premature infant wearing knitted capTiny Hats for Tiny Babies
IGHS News |
Calling all knitters and crocheters!

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

Empty wheelchair outside plowed farm fieldFarm Work and Flowcharts
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test tubes in iceStudent Capstone Research Cited in CDC Revised Guidelines
IGHS News |
When Maryam Zafer’s capstone project for her master’s degree in Global Health Sciences didn’t work out in the spring of 2014, she jumped at the first project she was offered: a systematic review of the research on semen washing, a strate

X-ray of lungsExperts Gather in Bay Area to Accelerate Global Fight to End TB
IGHS News |
Scientists, researchers, health economists, funders, government officials and other experts in Tuberculosis prevention, treatment and elimination will gather in the Bay Area July 11 through 13.

Pal Shah, UCSF Global Health Sciences master's studentTraveling Beyond Stereotypes
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UCSF GHS master's student Rhea MathewRisky Business
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Carolyn Smith Hughes, UCSF Global Health Sciences master's student10,000 Miles Away, But Close to Home
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In Memoriam: Tom Hall, UCSF Epidemiologist and Global Health Pioneer
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UCSF Global Health Sciences, the Department

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