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The First Binational Health Forum Held as Part of the UC-Mexico Initiative
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Distinguished academic and health leaders from Mexico and California will meet on March 29 in Mexico City to discuss health issues relevant to Mexico and the United States, with special attention to California, at the first Binational He

World TB Day: Living in a TB-free World
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Premature baby gets temperature takenUCSF Investigators Create Blood Test to Predict Preterm Birth
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UCSF researchers have developed a blood test that can predict a mother’s risk of spontaneous preterm birth (before 37 weeks of gestation), offering hope of delaying early delivery for millions of women and babies.

E8 Plans to Eliminate Malaria by 2020
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Richard N. Kamwi, ambassador, Elimination 8; Madame Monica Geingos, First Lady of the Republic of Namibia; Sir Richard Feachem, professor and director, Global Health Group, UCSF Global Health SciencesWorld Experts Focus on HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa at Wilton Park Meeting
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Namibian First Lady Monica Geingos, Dr.

Leading with Our Hearts and Minds
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As the UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis and the former U.S.

Rachel Nugent, vice president for global non-communicable diseases at RTI International.Non-communicable Disease Could Cost Global Economy $47 Trillion by 2030
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Non-communicable diseases such as heart and respiratory disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes are now responsible for some two-thirds of premature deaths around the world. And most of those are in low- and middle-income countries.

Cover for East African Journal of Applied Health Monitoring and EvaluationTanzanian Partnership Creates a Home for Health Monitoring and Evaluation Research
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A new academic journal born from a UCSF Global Health Sciences partnership with Tanzania’s Mzumbe University is the first of its kind in East Africa, and one of the only journals worldwide dedicated to health monitoring and evaluation (M

Busoga Hospitals Get Shs150m Equipment
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Bangledeshi girlWhat Factor Influences Women's Health and Success the Most?
Blog |
A girl who has been forced to dis

Fourth Annual Global Health Economics Colloquium to Address Economics of Non-Communicable Diseases
IGHS News |
Policy makers need help prioritizing societal investments to improve the health of the populations they serve.

Woman holding newborn in hospitalGHS: Making an Impact in 2016
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Scroll through this slideshow to explore some of the many ways UCSF Global Health Sciences made an impact in 2016.

UCGO logoUC Website Offers Important Resources for Those Doing International Research and Traveling Abroad
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Tools and resources to help plan and manage international research, travel and other activities abroad are just some of the information that’s easily accessible on the systemwide UC Global Operations (UCGO) website launched this month. 

UCSF and UC Berkeley Awarded $1.5m Gates Grant for Maternal, Newborn, Child Health in India
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Experts at UCSF and UC Berkeley are teaming up to evaluate an m-health intervention designed to improve healthcare and nutrition for mothers and babies in India, with a 2-year, $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundat

Can We Eliminate Malaria by 2030?
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New GHS Website Shows Impact of UCSF’s Global Health Work
IGHS News |
Global Health Sciences (GHS) has launched a new website that broadcasts the diversity of global health work at UCSF.

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