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1.8 Million People Died from TB - It's Time to Turn the Tide
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TB is officially the stepchild of infectious diseases and we must take action now to turn the tide. It defies logic that a curable disease kills more people than any other infectious disease on the planet.

Bitten By the Global Health Bug
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As a Black American, nurse, preemie (at 32 weeks in 1969), and assistant professor of nursing, the irony of me taking my first trip to the African continent with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Preterm Birth Initiative

Swaziland on the Brink of Malaria Elimination
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The news regarding the elimination of malaria was extremely positive in 2015.

Dr. Dilys Walker Saves Mothers and Babies
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Dr. Dilys Walker’s goal is to save mothers’ and babies’ lives by improving the care given by provider teams at birth.

2016-17 Big Ideas Contest launches for University of California students
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Big Ideas is an annual innovation contest that provides funding, support, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate and graduate students who have creative solutions to add

Innovative Plan Could Eliminate TB in California by 2040
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Tuberculosis can be eliminated in California by 2040 under an innovative plan published this month by a committee co-chaired by George Rutherford, MD of UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS).

Global Approach to Evidence-Based Maternal Healthcare Needed, Study Says
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A global approach to quality and equitable maternal health, supporting the implementation of respectful, evidence-based care for all, is urgently needed, according to researchers in a paper published today (Sept. 15) in The Lancet.

GHS PhD Student Maricianah Onono named to 120 Under 40 Family Planning Leaders
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Global Health Sciences PhD student Dr. Maricianah Onono has been named a 2016 winner of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders.

woman and infant, UCSF Global Health Sciences, Maternal and newborn child healthGlobal Health Sciences Launches New Global Maternal and Newborn Child Health Cooperative
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With a growing portfolio of projects and partners at UCSF and around the globe, Global Health Sciences is launching the Global Maternal Newborn Health Cooperative in an effort to build a collaborative team to better leverage, encourage a

A Research Question Moves from a Meeting in Mission Hall to a Nairobi Health Center
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At UCSF Global Health Sciences, a research rotation offers doctoral students the opportunity to work on an ongoing research project to gain skills that can be helpful later during our dissertation research.

Master’s Graduates Prepare to “Take Science to the People”
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Thirty-eight students received their master’s degree in Global Health at a commencement ceremony on July 29, 2016, in Byers Auditorium on the UCSF Mission Bay campus.

New Master’s Program Co-Associate Directors Named
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The annual close of the Global Health Sciences (GHS) master’s program is a transition for faculty and staff as well as students.

2016 Clinical Social Franchising Compendium Now Available
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The 2016 edition of the annual Clinical Social Franchising Compendium is now available!

Countdown to a Cure: The Effort to Finally Defeat AIDS
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Spurred by three decades of momentum and fresh funding, scientists mount a major effort to finally defeat AIDS.

Are We on Track? A Snapshot of Country-level Challenges in Achieving a Malaria-free Asia Pacific by 2030
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In recent months, national malaria programs in the Asia Pacific have experienced country-level setbacks in malaria elimination efforts.

What's a Mamwng?
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I have never done qualitative research before. I also have never spoken Thai.

Alumni Profile: Ashley Lucas, MS '15
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UN Special Envoy Eric Goosby Answers 5 Questions about TB
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In 2015, the UN Secretary General named Dr. Eric P. Goosby, professor of medicine and director of Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy in Global Health Sciences at UCSF, UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis.

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