Health Challenge

Maternal, Newborn and Reproductive Health

Researchers at UCSF’s Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health and the Institute for Global Health Sciences conduct research and training programs around the world to […]

Learn more about Maternal, Newborn and Reproductive Health

Non-Communicable Diseases

IGHS is committed to addressing the rising global challenge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) including cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, cancer and diabetes. We focus on advancing […]

Learn more about Non-Communicable Diseases

Emerging and Neglected Infectious Diseases

IGHS is at the forefront of addressing emerging infectious diseases, spearheading groundbreaking research and implementing innovative interventions to combat dynamic global health threats. Leveraging cutting-edge […]

Learn more about Emerging and Neglected Infectious Diseases

Climate Change

Climate change will likely be the most significant global health threat of the 21st century. As global temperatures rise, communities worldwide face health risks from […]

Learn more about Climate Change

Mental Health

IGHS takes a holistic approach to mental health, encompassing training, direct interventions and research on care models. Our work emphasizes the interconnectedness of mental health […]

Learn more about Mental Health
People wearing a mask in a hospital setting

Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases

Every year, tuberculosis (TB) kills 1.6 million people – more than malaria and HIV combined – making it the world’s deadliest infectious disease. UCSF doctors […]

Learn more about Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
Mother getting a shot from a medical professional

COVID-19

IGHS has been supporting the COVID-19 response locally and globally, applying its extensive experience and multidisciplinary expertise to address the unprecedented global health crisis. We […]

Learn more about COVID-19
Woman receiving an I.V.

Malaria

IGHS conducts basic science, surveillance and vector control research and develops innovative strategic solutions to eliminate malaria and catalyze action in countries and regions, paving […]

Learn more about Malaria
Woman speaking with child

HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections

For more than 30 years, UCSF has been a world leader in HIV/AIDS research and treatment. Under the auspices of the AIDS Research Institute, the […]

Learn more about HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections