The deficit in skilled workers, particularly in low-income nations, is a major obstacle to addressing current and future development challenges. For healthcare alone, the global workforce deficit is 15 million individuals. Africa is predicted to have a shortfall of 6.1 million workers by 2030. This a significant obstacle to development. A central challenge is a…Read More →
The Road to COP27: Climate and Health Through Three Lenses
Please see the recording of our October 15th symposium on climate and health, which had a stellar roster of speakers from around the world. Panelists leading international organizations shared how addressing climate change (and the biodiversity crisis) can improve health and the broader social determinants of health.Symposium Summary Report & Accompanying Report
Geneva Health Forum: Addressing the Environmental Drivers of Pandemics
The environmental drivers of disease spillover are neglected in current efforts to prevent and detect future pandemics. The following session at the Geneva Health Forum, "Addressing the Environmental Drivers of Pandemics," was co-organized and moderated by CUGH’s Executive Director, Dr. Keith Martin. It contains many useful initiatives from leading scientists in the field that will not only prevent pandemics but will also address climate change and the biodiversity crisis.Watch here
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CUGH’s 13th Annual Global Health Conference
CUGH 2022 concluded on April 1st. Nearly 5,000 people from 135 countries attended the conference and the satellite sessions. It was a resounding success. CUGH would like to thank everyone who organized, spoke at, sponsored, or attended CUGH2022.
Please see and share the conference flyer for our 2023 annual conference.
Catalysing Global Health Innovations for Sustainable Development: Stellenbosch University-CUGH Global Health Conference
Virtual Conference: October 22nd-25th, 2022 In-Person Conference: October 28th-30th, 2022 Register for this conference which will host an international gathering of researchers, practitioners and students...
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Once again for the CUGH 2023 Conference (April 14-16, 2023) the Abstract Advising Program will connect early-career CUGH and AFREhealth members (advisees) with more experienced CUGH and AFREhealth members (advisors). Once linked, the advisor and advisee will work together in relatively brief, focused interaction to improve the quality of the abstract prior to submission for…Read More →
The Washington DC-based Consortium of Universities for Global Health (www.cugh.org) calls on the US Congress to pass publicly supported gun safety regulations. The massacre of innocent children in Uvalde, Texas, and the targeted slaughter of African American civilians in Buffalo, are the latest and most visible examples of the preventable public health gun violence crisis…Read More →