To Curb the Pandemic President Trump Must Urgently Use the Defense Production Act and Call for Mandatory Mask Use

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Over 250,000 Americans have died from COVID-19. The number of people dying, nearly 2000 per day, is the equivalent of 10 large airplanes crashing and killing everyone on board, every day.  This loss is inexcusable. Most of these deaths are preventable. The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH),…

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CUGH Congratulates President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris on Their Victory

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) congratulates President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on winning the 2020 US presidential election. CUGH is looking forward to a new, science-based approach to public policy development and implementation. As an urgent national priority, we are looking forward to…

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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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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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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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Blocking Funding to the CDC & NIH: A Clear Threat to American Lives

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE If the White House blocks funding to the NIH and CDC for testing and tracking the SARS-CoV-2 virus it will be threatening the health of all Americans. These two agencies are cornerstones in the battle to curb the pandemic and are working tirelessly to save lives. In contrast, the…

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US Medical Community: Speak Out & Defend Science and Dr. Fauci

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE If reports are true and the White House is discrediting Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, then the executive branch of the US government is engaging in another, shameful attack against a public servant doing their duty.

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