A CALL TO ACTION TO REFORM GLOBAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIPS

The global health enterprise has improved the well-being of people. However, structural inequities persist within the sector. This contributes to inequality and impacts Sustainable Development Goals.    Read the full article, published in The BMJ, and authored by UGHE’s Agnes Binagwaho, and CUGH’s Executive Director, Keith Martin, among others, and sign our call to action…

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Protect Health Care Workers and Academia from Violence

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The virulent spread of disinformation and an increasingly polarized political environment has fueled threats of violence against healthcare workers and academics. It has also resulted in aggressive efforts by some to obstruct access to health care facilities by patients and caregivers. Canada’s Liberal government under PM Justin Trudeau has…

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We cannot use “blood minerals” to mitigate climate change: Statement from Collegium Ramazzini

Artisanal Small-Scale Mining (ASM) is one of the world’s most dangerous occupations. The World Bank estimates that 100 million children, women and men work in ASM worldwide, mostly in remote rural areas of Low-income and Lower-middle-income countries. ASM is increasing rapidly. Paradoxically, a key driver of this growth is climate change mitigation. However, “We cannot…

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CUGH Gun Safety Guide: how to become an advocate for gun safety

Each year in the US there are more than 30,000 deaths from guns and over 100,000 injuries, all of which are preventable. We need your help to stop this senseless loss of life and cause of profound disability. This short guide includes 4 actions anyone can use to advocate for gun safety policies. The guide…

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CUGH Supports the Health Force and Resilience Force Act of 2020

Reopening the economy and reducing unemployment while protecting the health of every American requires an investment in the health workforce equal to the scope and scale of the challenge. It is with this challenge in mind that CUGH writes in support of the Health Force and Resilience Force Act of 2020 (S. 3606/H.R.6808).

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