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Global Health Pioneer Paul Farmer Touts Community-Based Health Care Model to Combat Infectious Diseases

October 23, 2012 Global health pioneer Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, addressed a packed UCSF auditorium in a special lecture about a community-based health care model that his nonprofit organization, Partners In Health, has brought to some of the world's most impoverished countries, including Haiti and Rwanda.

Tracking and Treating Tuberculosis in Developing Countries

October 02, 2012 A patient in rural Uganda is diagnosed with tuberculosis but never begins treatment. In Vietnam, someone with infectious TB might never be diagnosed because the health center is too far away. Adithya Cattamanchi, MD, is working to address challenges in Uganda and Vietnam by applying techniques of implementation science.

Global Health to Launch Hub at UCSF With $20 Million Gift

September 19, 2012 UCSF has received a $20 million gift from philanthropist Chuck Feeney to build a new hub for Global Health Sciences at the UCSF Mission Bay campus.

Health Care Game Changers to Address Dreamforce Conference

September 05, 2012 Neurosurgeon Mitch Berger will be among UCSF physicians and scientists appearing September 20 at Dreamforce 2012 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, leading separate sessions that address one theme: “Innovating to Improve Health Outcomes.”

Diversity of Global Health Graduating Class Reflects Program's Broad Reach

August 10, 2012 The newest graduates of UCSF’s Global Health Sciences masters program are idealistic but well aware that they don’t live in an ideal world. They’re not going to let that stop them.

UCSF Leaders Play Key Role in "DC Declaration" to End Global AIDS Epidemic

July 11, 2012 A declaration calling for global support to end the AIDS epidemic was announced on July 10 by the International AIDS Society, with key support from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

AIDS/HIV Briefing at UCSF Highlights International AIDS Conference Agenda

July 11, 2012 The first U.S. meeting of the International AIDS Conference in more than two decades will be held later this month in Washington, DC, and Bay Area reporters got a preview of what UCSF researchers will present when they convene at the nation's capitol.

Global Oral Health Symposium 2012 Draws International Experts

May 17, 2012 UCSF School of Dentistry's Global Oral Health Symposium 2012 repeated and expanded on the success of last year's inaugural event, bringing greater visibility to vital oral health issues worldwide, and the extraordinary international effort to address them.

Malaria Conference Draws Experts Aimed at Eradicating the Disease

May 15, 2012 Malaria might be eliminated from countries it has plagued for centuries, according to malaria experts who gathered for the Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium on April 25 at the UCSF Mission Bay campus.

UC Global Health Attracts NIH Funds to Train Next Generation of Global Health Researchers

April 18, 2012 The UC Global Health Institute has received one of five, $4 million grants from the Fogarty International Center to support 50 to 60 new fellows in global health research over the next five years, starting September 2012.

Top Medical Educator Molly Cooke to Direct Global Health Sciences Education

March 05, 2012 Molly Cooke, a professor of medicine and founding director of the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF, has been appointed the first director of education for Global Health Sciences.

Prominent Speakers to Discuss Population Growth at Global Health Forum

January 26, 2012 More than 300 people — many of them University of California faculty, students and staff — will gather at UC Berkeley on February 4, for the second UC Global Health Day, sponsored by the UC Global Health Institute.

UCSF's 'Saint Rose' Inspires People in Rural Peru

November 17, 2011 The people of Cusco, Peru, see UCSF's Rosa Ten, MD, as a compassionate healer with a heart as big as Mother Teresa’s. They call her Santa Rosa, which means “Saint Rose” in Spanish.

Malaria Elimination Maps Highlight Progress and Prospects

October 17, 2011 A new global Atlas charts prospects for malaria elimination by offering the first full-color, detailed depiction of a disease now declining in many parts of the globe and provides a visual tool to help focus resources where they are needed most.

Leaders Discuss Transforming Global Health Education

September 27, 2011 Some of the biggest names in the field of global health came to UCSF recently to discuss to work together to improve the education of health professionals in the United States and around the world.

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