Some UCSF Programs working worldwide
Focus on maternal health. Women with no access to trained health providers have high mortality and morbidity rates. Researchers develop emergency care procedures appropriate to setting, and train providers. LifeWrap Video
Conducts research to prevent new HIV infections, improve health outcomes among those infected, and reduce disparities.
Researches air pollutants and tobacco use, effectiveness and cessation techniques and policies in middle & low income environments
Curriculum development and training, educational products, medical consultation, research, and health systems strengthening technical assistance internationally.
We co-direct the Makerere University –UCSF research collaboration evaluating HIV, TB, malaria, and nutrition. The SEARCH (Sustainable East Africa Research on Community Health) Collaboration evaluates health, education and economic outcomes of community based interventions
Facilitates collaborations and coordination in all aspects of AIDS research. Through mentoring and direct funding, fosters interactions between lab, clinical and community research.
With the 1st Masters in Global Health, training a new generation of scientists. These global leaders identify solutions to global health challenges and translate them into action in low and middle-income countries. Faculty researchers work with governments to develop and implement policy and training for HIV and malaria.
The Global Health Core (GHC) within the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, aims to improve the health of vulnerable populations throughout the world by adapting the unique skill sets of academic hospitalists to resource poor settings to reduce the burden of disease and realize global health equity.
Addresses trachoma; a blinding, treatable bacterial infection endemic in resource constrained settings. Research in delivery and follow-up effectiveness in challenging environments and difficult to access populations is ongoing.
A WHO Collaborating Center developing human resources abroad by implementing nursing education programs at Universities worldwide.
Provides HIV clinical education, clinical consultation, capacity building, and technical assistance to health care professionals and agencies in California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawai’i and the 6 U.S.-affiliated Pacific Jurisdictions.