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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LAUNCH OF THE NEW CUGH ONLINE CAPACITY STRENGTHENING PLATFORM

The deficit in skilled workers, particularly in low-income nations, is a major obstacle to addressing current and future development challenges. For healthcare alone, the global workforce deficit is 15 million individuals. Africa is predicted to have a shortfall of 6.1 million workers by 2030. This a significant obstacle to development. A central challenge is a…

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CUGH 2023 Abstract Advising Program

Once again for the CUGH 2023 Conference (April 14-16, 2023) the Abstract Advising Program will 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 relatively brief, focused interaction to improve the quality of the abstract prior to submission for…

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Press Release: Protect the Public, Pass Gun Safety Regulations

The Washington DC-based Consortium of Universities for Global Health (www.cugh.org) calls on the US Congress to pass publicly supported gun safety regulations.  The massacre of innocent children in Uvalde, Texas, and the targeted slaughter of African American civilians in Buffalo, are the latest and most visible examples of the preventable public health gun violence crisis…

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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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