University of Illinois Center for Global Health Condemns Forcible Sterilization at ICE Facility

The University of Illinois College of Medicine’s Center for Global Health has issued a statement today condemning the sterilization of women being held at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia. These serious allegations add to the growing list of human rights abuses that have been reported in ICE detention centers across the United States….

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Global Health Leaders on Getting Out the Vote

In a democracy, the power of the citizen is asserted through their vote. To address the global health challenges before us it is vital that all citizens exercise this right and encourage others to do so too. CUGH is committed to protecting voters’ rights and increasing voter turnout. Browse through the images below to see…

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Video Message: Global Health Gets Out the Vote

The most important action anyone in the US can take at this moment to address the global health challenges we are facing is to vote now and ask your friends, family and colleagues to do the same. Please forward this message to your networks and LET’S GET OUT THE VOTE!

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Defunding the WHO: An Assault on the World’s Poor

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE President Trump’s efforts to expedite defunding the World Health Organization’s operations should be of great concern to all US lawmakers and the American public regardless of their political stripe. Diseases do not recognize borders or a person’s politics. They are equal opportunity threats that kill and maim whoever is…

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Introducing the Abstract Advising Program

New for the 12th Annual CUGH Conference (March 12-14, 2021), the CUGH Education Committee, Research Committee, and Secretariat are piloting an Abstract Advising Program to 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 a focused interaction to improve…

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Defending the Right To Vote Is Defending Public Health – CUGH Releases The National Campaign, “Global Health Votes”

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 just released “Global Health Votes” (GHV).  This national campaign is focused on mobilizing the hundreds of thousands of health workers and scientists across the United States to vote and ask…

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