Global Health

USC IIGH Engages in Partnership Building in Kenya

The leadership of the USC Institute for Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) team has developed relationships and partnerships around the world for more than two decades on a range of critical global health issues. That experience and connectivity to the field is visible in recent collaborations in Kenya with civil

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Drones that save lives? Meet humanitarian aid’s newest tool

The online study of unmanned aerial vehicles at USC can help global health providers make effective use of emerging technology. Public health experts and people providing humanitarian aid in remote areas are now using drones to deliver medical supplies and monitor potentially dangerous emergency scenes. It’s a trend that’s caught the attention

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Q&A: Learning public health through international experiences, research

In this Q&A, Ashkan Nasr, a USC Master of Public Health student in the global health leadership track, discusses his experience at the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. USC’s MPH program involves a practicum—an experience that allows students to integrate their knowledge through practical training. The USC Institute for Global Health facilitates several international

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USC students lead public health camp in Uganda

An interdisciplinary team of USC public health and pharmacy students and alumni concluded their summer in the grassy fields of northern Uganda, where they led a public health and soccer camp for more than 1,000 youth. Non-profit organization Ray United FC hosts the yearly camp as part of its efforts promote healthy

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USC team wins global health case competition

Three Master of Public Health students from the Keck School of Medicine of USC were part of a cross-campus team that won the international Emory University Global Health Case Competition, joining the elite few to have clinched first place in the event’s seven years. With a $6,000 check in tow, the

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