Call for New Members - Global Health Operations Committee

Dear Colleague,

We hope that this finds you well and about to begin an enjoyable and restful summer. As co-chairs of the CUGH Enabling Systems (ENSYS) committee, we are reaching out to request your help and insight.

As you may know, the ENSYS committee was formed several years ago to help address the wide array of operational challenges (sending funds, travel safety, etc.) that Global Health work can involve. To make the committee’s focus more explicit, its name is being changed to the Global Health Operations committee.

CUGH's Strategic Goals & Metrics

CUGH's Board of Directors, committees and Secretariat have collaborated over the last year and a half to develop a set of strategic goals and metrics for the organization. An outline of this along with a covering letter are available here.

We look forward to working with you and our members to implement this plan over the next three years. While we will engage in activities to achieve the stated goals our work will not be confined by this. We will continue to respond nimbly and effectively to address new global health challenges and capitalize on new opportunities.

Member Highlight: National Taiwan University

The College of Public Health is a mini-National Taiwan University itself, with teaching and research activities involving disciplines not only in natural and biological sciences but also in humanities and social sciences. The essence of public health dictates that we are concerned greatly about the health rights of people and pursue the ultimate goal of health for all. Our endeavors have been focused on disease prevention and health promotion, environmental protection and sustainable development, and the operating and management of the health care industry.

Workshop: Health, Safety, and Security Workshop for International Programs and Initiatives

Course Objectives:
1. Learn about the standards required for health, safety, and security for those working overseas in an increasingly insecure international environment
2. Understand the most relevant health, safety, and security measures that staff and students need for working, traveling, and living overseas
3. Apply the steps needed to implement health, safety, and security protocols for students, staff, and volunteers prior to their travel

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, November 9, 2018 - 2:00pm

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