Learn more about the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) and how it supports academic institutions and partners to improve the wellbeing of people and the planet through education, research, service, and advocacy. 

CUGH Global Health Week Oct 30 – Nov 3, 2023

This year, CUGH held a Virtual Global Health Week in October and November 2023, consisting of virtual Satellite Sessions prior to the in-person 2024 CUGH conference March 7th – 10th, 2024 in Los Angeles, CA. All of the sessions were recorded and can now be accessed on the CUGH TV channel. 

CUGH Global Health Leaders Interview with Dr. Juan Pablo Uribe, Global Director for Health, Nutrition & Population, and the Global Financing Facility at The World Bank

Dive into the latest episode of the CUGH Global Health Leaders Interview Series! In this insightful session, Dr. Keith Martin, Executive Director of CUGH, engages in a thought-provoking discussion with Dr. Juan Pablo Uribe, Global Director for Health, Nutrition & Population, and the Global Financing Facility at The World Bank.

Explore key topics on how  the World Bank works, its priorities,  funding processes, and its strategies for collaborating with governments  and partners to impact the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Discover approaches on how to  strengthen political support for global health. Delve into the World Bank’s open access tools and workshops, such as the World Bank Open Knowledge Repository and the World Bank Flagship Course on Health Sector Reform

Don’t miss out on this enriching conversation that sheds light on crucial aspects of global health and development. https://youtu.be/9s0S1IX6kMA. Please share the link with your network!

Equity in Global Health Research Collaborations: Recommendations for Academic Institutions  

This position statement provides specific recommendations to academic institutions on changes to promotion review and other administrative policies with the goal of achieving equitable research collaborations. These recommendations are intended to support individuals striving for fair partnerships and will provide motivation for inclusive engagement and co-creation between collaborative partners.

Fistula – A film to promote better maternal health care globally.

Watch and share this impactful video that sheds light on the challenges in global maternal health. Almost all maternal deaths are preventable and this video shows us what we can do to save women’s lives.  https://vimeo.com/896175637

The 12th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research (ASGCR) led by NIH’s National Cancer Institute.  It will be held virtually May 6 – May 9, 2024 [8AM-12PM Eastern Time each day]. The theme of ASGCR 2024 is Collaborating for Impact. These online sessions  will be open access and free to assist us in reducing the burden of cancer globally. 

Recent Podcasts from the Center for Strategic and International Studies

Embark on a journey through vital literature for global health advocates and delve into recent podcast publications from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). These thought-provoking podcast episodes shed light on pressing issues at the intersection of global health and security. Stay informed, engaged, and equipped to drive positive change in the realm of global health.

See CSIS’ “Gaza: The Human Toll” series 

This series has convened regularly during this crisis  to capture clearly and accurately the evolving humanitarian and health situation inside Gaza, understand how the conduct of the conflict is shaping outcomes and future policy and operational choices, think carefully about what may lie ahead, and hear from key operational international agencies and NGOs providing humanitarian assistance, as well as other experts with vital insights.

Join USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health at CUGH 2024 to learn about various topics. On Thursday, March 7, from 1:00-4:00pm PST, join dynamic presenters discussing “Crossing Boundaries for Innovation and Impact on Health Equality.” Don’t miss the additional 8-panel sessions planned by USC. Check out the flyers below for more information.

Check out previous events focused on broading local, national, and global policy, in particular events focused on DC and California’s legacy of leadership in global health.