The UCLA Center for World Health (CWH) is a joint initiative of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and UCLA Health. Our motto is Saving Lives and Improving Health by Investing in People.

Please see the UCLA Center for World Health brochure (5.5MB) for more information on our vision, mission, values, and programs. Users with limited bandwidth may wish to access the low-resolution version (362K).


Our Vision

To heal humankind through shared knowledge and compassion, and to make a difference in people’s lives throughout the world.


Our Mission

To improve the health of people and communities around the world through education, research, and service, and to guide the next generation of leaders to use their vision, talent, and commitment to transform the practice of world health to make a sustainable difference.


Our Values

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