Over more than two decades in Africa, UCSF researchers have approached their scientific work with a dual aim: treat disease while helping to sustainably build up the local health care system.
December 03, 2013
November 25, 2013
After heading the Obama administration’s global effort on AIDS, Eric Goosby is returning to his roots at UCSF to apply his experiences to improving public health programs.
September 16, 2013
UCSF's fifth annual trauma summit, held at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, drew dozens of surgeons from developing countries who came to learn cutting-edge techniques.
November 15, 2012
Access to vaccines is a basic human right, said UCSF leader Jaime Sepulveda at TEDxSF: 7 Billion Well, an event sponsored by TEDx San Francisco with support from UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS).
November 06, 2012
November 06, 2012
October 31, 2012
The Australian government, with support of UCSF's Global Health Group, will host "Malaria 2012: Saving Lives" in the Asia-Pacific in Sydney, Australia, to showcase progress throughout the Asia Pacific region in controlling and eliminating malaria.
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.
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.
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.”