Upcoming CUGH Events
CUGH recognizes how COVID-19 may impact all aspects of individuals’ lives, professional and personally. In order to assist you during these tumultuous times, please see the online resources below. The next volume will be published the week of August 25.
Please send us any important public health guidelines/articles/advocacy efforts related to the pandemic to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will share some of this information via our updates. Please distribute this newsletter widely to the public and to your colleagues.
COVID-19 has shone a bright light on deep disparities in the United States. African-Americans, First Nations and other minority groups have sustained far higher rates of mortality and morbidity due to this pandemic. This reflects a chronic lack of access to opportunities, programs and services that create structural barriers to good health and social-economic advancement. This webinar will highlight these deep challenges and present policy solutions on how to address them.
Countries in Africa and Latin America are particularly vulnerable to a pandemic. The challenges they face and the opportunities that exist to strengthen health systems in these regions receive too little attention. The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on challenges low resource communities face, but this moment also presents an opportunity to address these gaps to not only prevent pandemics but address a broader range of public health challenges including noncommunicable diseases.
COVID-19 has highlighted the risks posed by the spillover of deadly infectious diseases from animals to humans. This crisis is also an opportunity for policymakers to invest in known interventions that can reduce the threat of future pandemics and provide additional benefits that can improve the health of people and that of the planet.
This webinar showcases experts from around the world who will share what we can do to achieve these goals by: