The Invasion of Ukraine is an Evolving Global Health Crisis; CUGH Calls on Russia to Withdraw its Troops Immediately

The unprovoked invasion of Ukraine by Russia is an egregious assault on a peaceful democracy. This attack violates international norms, treaties, and the Geneva Conventions. It is inflicting loss of life, disability, and the destruction of Ukraine’s economy and its environment. The attacks against Ukraine’s nuclear facilities and threats to use nuclear weapons by President…

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Resources on Water Security

The world is faced with unprecedented water-related challenges which impact our ability to meet many of the UN sustainable development goals. Climate warming and human actions are altering precipitation patterns, reducing snow levels, accelerating glacier melting, intensifying floods, and increasing risk of droughts, while pollution frompopulation growth and industrialization is degrading water systems. This poses…

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CUGH Call for Committee Applications

CUGH members, please apply to join one of CUGH’s committees or subcommittees. Application Criteria & Instructions: Applicants must be a CUGH institutional member or an individual member. See a list of CUGH member organizations. Unless otherwise specified, terms will be for 2 years. New members are elected from the applicants by the relevant committee members….

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Ban the Poaching of Health Care Workers from Low-Income Countries

A lack of access to healthcare professionals is an enormous and growing global challenge. The WHO estimates a projected shortfall of 18 million health workers by 2030. The situation, however, is most dire in low-low middle-income countries (LLMICs) where the disease burden across noncommunicable diseases and infectious diseases is the highest.  Some of these countries…

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CUGH 2022 LEADERSHIP AWARDEES

The CUGH Distinguished Leader Award: Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, MBBS, MMed, PhD, Professor of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University James Tielsch, PhD, MHSc, Chair of the Department of Global Health, George Washington University The CUGH Dr. Thomas Hall-Dr. Nelson Sewankambo Mid-Career Leadership Award: Ashti Doobay Persaud, MD, Co-Director, Institute for Global Health Center for Global…

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