CUGH Supports the Brocher Declaration

CUGH Supports the Brocher Declaration that outlines ethical principles and guidelines for short term global health engagements. Many sectors are involved in short term global health engagements—academia, other educational organizations, faith-based groups, the private sector, NGOs, and governments – in both high income countries where most such programs originate and in the low and middle…

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STAR PROJECT PRODUCTS RELEASED

The USAID funded STAR Project in which CUGH was a sub released its Landscape Analysis which looked at the capacity needs of academic institutions in the US and in LMICs with respect to developing effective global health engagements.See also, STAR’s Comprehensive Review of Academic Partnerships. This review was conducted in partnership with CUGH’s STAR Committee. We are grateful…

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CUGH 2021 Global Health Leadership Awards

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health wishes to acknowledge the accomplishments and commitment of outstanding individuals who contribute to the advancement of global health worldwide. CUGH has three awards that will be presented at its annual Global Health Conference.  Award Categories: CUGH Distinguished Leadership Award CUGH’s Dr. Thomas Hall-Dr. Nelson Sewankambo Mid-Career Leadership Award…

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Call for Nominations for CUGH’s Board of Directors

CUGH is seeking nominations from our membership to fill five positions on our Board of Directors. The terms are three-years in duration and will start March 14th, 2021. The Board of Directors contribute to the shaping, approving, monitoring, and implementation of CUGH’s activities, as well as actively participate in the organization’s mission and purpose. If…

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Scientists Are Being Mobilized to Get Out the Vote: Lives Depend On It

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), the world’s largest consortium of academic institutions addressing global health challenges, is mobilizing scientists across the US to get every citizen to vote in the November election. We have witnessed repeated attacks on scientists and science with lethal consequences. Undermining science…

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How to address equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

When a vaccine for COVID-19 has been successfully engineered, the next hurdle will be its distribution. Vaccines will be scarce, and deciding who receives them will be a difficult but necessary decision. Dr. Emanuel and others write in this article that the best approach is by using the Fair Priority Model. This model identifies the…

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