Phillip A. Hough, Ph.D., Selected for Fulbright Global Scholar Award

Phillip A. Hough, Ph.D., was selected for a Fulbright Global Scholar Award, based on his important sociological research in rural Colombia. The award will provide him with the opportunity to study the plight of coffee-producing farmers living across the “global coffee belt” regions of Latin America, Africa and East Asia.

U.S. protections for constitutional rights falling behind global peers

New research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (WORLD) shows that the United States is falling behind its global peers when it comes to guarantees for key constitutional rights. Researchers identified key gaps in the U.S. including guarantees of the right to health, gender equality, and rights for persons with disabilities.

ISPOR Latin America 2019 Announces Program Focused on Data and Value in Healthcare

ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research—announced plenary sessions and speakers for ISPOR Latin America 2019, “Data and Value in Healthcare: 2020 and Beyond,” that will be held on 12-14 September 2019 in Bogotá, Colombia.