The Finding Big Ideas Essay Contest challenges UC Berkeley students to write about a “big idea” which they have observed making a significant, positive, social impact in a particular community. This big idea could take many forms, from an inspiring new way of organizing community action, to an inventive technology, to a new institution, to a
Last Wednesday, the UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health hosted its first Happy Hour event on the 2nd floor of Li Ka Shing. This event brought together staff and students, working in global health from several departments including public health, masters in development practice, engineering, business, and psychology. Staff and students met and collaborated
It was standing room only at Thursday’s  UC Berkeley lecture on the 2014 Ebola Outbreak. Dr. Don Francis, who was on-the-ground when Ebola first hit Sudan in 1976, shared the lessons learned then and the monumental unique challenges facing West Africa today.  Catch the livestream of his talk here:
The UC Berkeley School of Public Health teamed up with Healthcare Leadership College in April in order to host a very successful session of the Global Health Leadership Forum (GHLF) in Singapore. This was the first time that the program was offered in Asia. Forty leaders from around the globe participated in the session, representing
Congratulations to our 2014 research fellowship and global health reporting internship recipients! This year, CGPH will proudly support 10 Research Fellows and 2 Global Health Reporting Interns. This year’s 10 research fellows will conduct summer global health research in India, China, Mexico, Brazil, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Guatemala. CGPH’s new global health reporting fellowship, in partnership
The joint symposium between UC Berkeley and UCSF on global children’s oral health and nutrition took place on April 22, 2014. Photos and video clips from the event are available. Keynote speaker talks included Dr. Saskia Estupinan-Day’s “Aligning oral health advocacy with global malnutrition and NCDs,” Dr. Habib Benzian “Evidence and practice, policy and implementation:
Please join us for an evening seminar with Dr. Daniel Zoughbie, CEO and founder of Microclinic International. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. *Event Full – no longer accepting RSVP’s* Dr. Daniel Zoughbie is the CEO and founder of Microclinic International (MCI), an organization that has pioneered a revolutionary
Please join us on April 29, 2014 for a lecture by distinguished law scholar, Professor Larry Gostin, who is visiting UC Berkeley to deliver a lecture on Imagining Global Health with Justice, and to launch his new book, Global Health Law. This event is hosted by the Center for Global Public Health and the Berkeley
Nigel Crisp, a prominent leader and advocate of public health from the UK, will be giving a Regents’ Lecture on global health at UC Berkeley onFebruary 19, 2014. He is a member of the House of Lords, was previously Chief Executive of the National Health Service and a former Permanent Secretary of the UK Department
About The UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health and UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism are excited to offer a new joint internship for a summer global health reporting project in 2014. A $6,000 stipend will be awarded to a UC Berkeley graduate student in journalism or public health to cover expenses involved in


As a part of the Center for Global Public Health’s mission to provide experiential learning for Berkeley students interested in global public health, eight to ten graduate student fellowships in the amount of $3,000-$5,000 will be awarded to support international travel and research activities for 2-3 months. Research projects must take place at an approved
“The Labor Market for Health Workers in Africa: A new look at the Crisis ” – Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 12:30 PM in J1-050 (World Bank, DC) CHAIR Punam Chuhan-Pole Lead Economist, Office of the Chief Economist, Africa Region, World Bank Ms. Chuhan-Pole is Lead Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist of