On Saturday, February 27th, a large group of students gathered at the Li Ka Shing Building on the UC Berkeley campus to participate in the first ever UC Berkeley Intramural Global Health Case Competition. 9 interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate, graduate, and PhD-level students from UCB—all together, around 60 students—gave presentations based on a complex global

Event Details Wednesday, February 10, 2016 5:00 – 6:00 PM 545 Li Ka Shing Center, UC Berkeley **use elevator entrance @ 2nd floor lobby, same level as Pat Brown’s** Rsvp: Event Information In Sub Saharan Africa, 65-89% of adults own a mobile phone and of those, 80% use them for texting.  The ever increasing

Deadline: February 29, 2016 UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health and The Center for Emerging & Neglected Diseases are partnering up to provide students with an opportunity to attend this year’s Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference for free! The conference will be held on April 9-11, 2016 in San Francisco. We

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Maya Peterson UCSF AUTHOR: Carol S. Camlin, Tamara D. Clark DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2016 REGION: Kenya and Uganda REFERENCE: Camlin CS, Ssemmondo E, Chamie G, et al. Men “missing” from population-based HIV testing: insights from qualitative research. AIDS Care. 2016;28(sup3):67-73. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Men’s uptake of HIV testing is critical to the success of “test

Deadline: March 1, 2016 As a part of Innovations for Youth’s and Center for Global Public Health’s missions to support experiential learning for UC Berkeley graduate students interested in adolescent public health research, a graduate student fellowship opportunity to support adolescent research has been established. Fellowships in the amount of $2,500-$5,000 will be awarded to

The Monday after Thanksgiving weekend brought together a robust gathering of global health colleagues from universities across the Bay Area for an enlivened and collaborative dialogue on the opportunities and challenges of global health education and partnerships. This was the fifth gathering of the Bay Area Global Health Seminar Series since its beginning in early 2014,

In light of the current atmosphere of violence and political disorder in parts of the Middle East and North Africa, public health and innovation have recently been ushered to the back of the line in terms of regional priorities. It was up front and center at UC Berkeley the first weekend of October. While the

Upcoming 15th Annual Binational Health Week will highlight UCB-UCSF health collaboration in new UC-Mexico Initiative During the first two weeks of October, many distinguished guests from Latin America will be in the Bay Area for the 15th Annual Binational Health Week which will be hosted by the University of California, Berkeley, nearly a full decade

Every summer, students from across UC Berkeley eagerly plan and prepare for overseas adventures. Many have ambitions to explore the world, learn new things, create lifelong memories, and seek adventure. And for some, high on the to-do checklist is to improve the lives of those less fortunate, in resource-poor communities far, far away from the sprawling green lawns and clear blue skies of

Paul Gertler blogs: Good science gone wrong?

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Good science gone wrong? Paul Gertler, professor, Haas School of Business and School of Public Health | 8/3/15 Most scientists want to tell the truth. We want to help people by answering important questions, and sharing what we learn. But the research endeavor is big and messy. And as we’ve learned from the climate change

When five UC Berkeley students assembled to enter the 2015 Emory Global Health Case Competition—the first time a Berkeley team had entered—they weren’t expecting to win. Nonetheless, they took the top prize at the prestigious international competition, which aims to promote awareness of and develop innovative solutions for 21st century global health issues. Twenty-four multidisciplinary

Emmunify, an innovation stemming from awards from UC Berkeley Hacking Health and BigIdeas@Berkeley, uses communications technology to help vaccinate more infants so they can live longer, do better in school, have higher cognitive abilities, less malnutrition, earn more as adults, and get out of poverty. The team, composed of UCB graduate and undergrad students and