Culture Fridays

Exploring the intersection between the arts and global health

The New Animated Film "Flee" Will Change How You Think About the Refugee Experience

The documentary tells the real-life story of a man who fled Afghanistan as a child

Best Books of 2021

Our top fifteen favorite reads of the year


A Visit with the UCLA Art & Global Health Center  

A creative director and his team meld public health and art with communities around the globe


Best of 2021

We published 365 stories on global health this year, here are our top picks


10 Good Things That Happened in Global Health in 2021

There were milestones and moments to celebrate, despite the shadow of COVID-19


The Art of a Pandemic

COVID-19 street art from around the world


New Netflix Release "Gather" Explores the Fight to Revitalize Native Foodways

Think Global Health talks with the film's director about food sovereignty


Going Viral

An Interview with author Alina Chan on her new book about the origins of COVID-19


The Global Sentiment of Gratitude

The wondrous ways communities around the world give thanks


Breaking "Code Red": Why Words Matter When Talking About Menstruation

How vernacular perpetuates stigma and shame, portraying menstruation as "unclean"


Around the World in Twenty-Five Toilets

A look at toilets and sanitation for World Toilet Day