Stopping Gun Violence in the Americas

Millions of guns are shipped to Central and South America from the United States. Many of these weapons fall into the hands of paramilitary groups, organized criminal networks and gangs. This is a significant driver of the very high homicide rate in this region and has created a climate of terror in many areas that is…

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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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Examining the Links Between Climate Change and Health

Check out this article co-authored by CUGH Executive Director Dr. Keith Martin and Dr. Catherine Machalaba, which examines the links between climate change and human health. “Once viewed as a future threat, the science is clear that the impacts of climate change are very much present and rapidly growing. These are increasingly evident in climate…

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Human Health and Ocean Pollution Report and Companion Commentary

Pollution in our oceans damages the health of our planet and the health of our people. A report was recently released looking at the interaction of Ocean Pollution and Human Health. Additionally, a companion commentary written by CUGH director Keith Martin was published, titled, “As the Oceans Go, So Too Do We.”

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The US Defunding and Departing from the WHO is a Threat to Global Security

A commentary published on June 15, 2020 by Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine underscored the danger of the US decision to depart from the World Health Organization. The authors included: Dr. Keith Martin (Executive Director, Consortium of Universities for Global Health); Dr. Patricia Davidson (Dean, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Co-Secretary General World Health Organization Collaborating Centers…

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