On Thursday, March 23, 2017, UC Berkeley News published a story highlighting the work of two former Center for Global Public Health Fellows, Robert Snyder (2013 Fellow and current Program Manager) and Claire Boone (2016 Fellow), their faculty mentor and CGPH steering committee member Lee W. Riley, and several Brazilian colleagues from the Universidade Federal

By: Joanne Chan and Amie Zhangada The Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub Investigator Program has awarded $50 million to its first cohort of forty-seven scientists, engineers, and innovators from UC Berkeley, Stanford, and UCSF. An international panel of sixty scientists reviewed 700 applicants and selected 19 investigators from Stanford, 15 from UCSF, and 13 from UC

By: Robert E. Snyder, PhD, MPH Berkeley, CA, Jan 3, 2017 On Friday, January 6, 2017, the second annual Bay Area Global Health Innovation Challenge will open for submissions. The competition seeks to provide translational solutions to critical global health problems around the world, with a focus on low-income and low-resource countries. Students from any

REGISTER HERE DESCRIPTION Please join us for the 2016 UC Berkeley Symposium on Zika. This half-day symposium will be results-oriented, describing the molecular pathogenesis of the virus, immunological studies, epidemiologic studies/surveillance, the reproductive health implications of ZIKV infection, entomological aspects, prevention efforts, and the local response to the epidemic. This event is free and open

Come hear Bryan Murphy-Eustis, Executive Director for Partners In Health (PIH) Liberia discuss PIH’s work in building a comprehensive health system in the wake of the Ebola epidemic and plans to build a high-quality public teaching hospital in Maryland County, Liberia. PIH is an international NGO co-founded by Dr. Paul Farmer in 1987 whose mission

Congratulations to Our Ten Finalist Teams! Selected from a pool of over 80 applicant teams from all over the world, we were incredibly proud to welcome these ten teams to the Bay Area for the first-ever Bay Area Global Health Innovation Challenge. All ten teams presented to our semi-finalist judging panel at UC Berkeley on

3/3/16: UCB expert panel on the Zika virus

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Event information The Zika virus has been spreading rapidly throughout Latin America, with numerous implications for global public health regionally and across borders. In response, the UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health (SPH), Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging & Neglected Disease, and Center for Latin American Studies are organizing an expert panel of some of the country’s leading infectious disease and

Bay area universities, with backing from the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) and support from the HealthRoots Foundation are uniting to bring some friendly competition to the Bay Area in April 2016. UC Berkeley and Stanford University are organizing a competition calling on students from around the world to pitch their global health innovations and technology

Please join us for our 2016 slum health film and roundtable series, to be held monthly in the 2016 Spring semester, starting January 28th. Movies and discussion are scheduled from 6:15 – 8:00 pm in 125 Li Ka Shing Center (UC Berkeley) located on the first floor lobby. Light dinner will be available. Sponsored and organized by

Calling all UC Berkeley students with an interest in global health! Apply to compete in UC Berkeley’s first ever Intramural Global Health Case Competition (UCB IGHCC)! Open to both graduates and undergraduates, UCB IGHCC is a unique opportunity for UC Berkeley students from diverse academic departments & programs to unite and address real-world global health

For more information and to RSVP for the Lancet Commission lecture, please visit: The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing will be visiting the Bay Area in October. On October 26th, George Patton, Chair of Commission and Susan Sawyer, co-director, will discuss the shifting determinants of health and health needs of the world’s