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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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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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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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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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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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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Now Accepting Applications for Dr. Tom Hall Educational Grants

A message from Dr. Keith Martin, CUGH’s Executive Director: Dr. Tom Hall was one of CUGH’s greatest supporters, contributing to the organization through his guidance, leadership and generous funding. Tom passed away a few years ago and we miss his presence and friendship. Tom generously left CUGH funds to support a small educational grants program.

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