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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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 Gallery

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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