Enabling high quality health professions education is key to ensuring high quality healthcare globally. Educational partnerships between high and low resource settings have been one way to try to advance this goal. The Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration (TAAAC), an educational partnership between the University of Toronto (UofT) and Addis Ababa University (AAU) is one such partnership. The TAAAC model was designed to help address an urgent need for increased university faculty to teach in the massive expansion of universities in Ethiopia.
Upcoming CUGH Events
Learn about CUGH's upcoming activities and provide your feedback about how CUGH can support your organization's work and address the global health challenges we face.CUGH Board Chair Dr. Ann Kurth, Chair and Dr. Keith Martin, CUGH's Executive Director, will be hosting the webinar. They will discuss CUGH's priorities and take questions from viewers. This webinar is open to everyone.
Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, MPH, FAAN
Dean, and Linda Koch Lrimer Professor
Yale University School of Nursing
November 20th, 2018
Ya Yang & Keith Martin MD
The Camp and Woolsey Fires devastating parts of California are not the first, nor will they be the last of their kind.
California has always had wildfires but what we have seen over the last year (2 out of the 10 worst fires since 1932 have occurred in 2018 alone) will only become more frequent unless the federal, state and local governments implement an integrated plan of action. This must include the private sector, academia, NGOs and the public.
It is often prohibitive for faculty and students from low & low-middle income countries (LLMIC) to attend our annual conference. To help address this problem, CUGH has a LLMIC travel bursary program. We provide travel support for select faculty and students from LLMICs who have been invited to present at CUGH2019. Please support our colleagues and donate to our bursary program. Please see the attached flyer and kindly share it with your network.
CUGH is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible in the US.
CUGH Board Member, Dr. Philip Landrigan, co-authored an opinion piece with Dr. Lynn R. Goldman that was recently featured in the NYTimes, "A Bad Move That Could End Up Exposing Kids to Chemicals: Without explaining why, the E.P.A. has sidelined its top children’s health advocate." Click here to access the piece or click on the PDF version in the attachment below.