1. Student Profiles: Dr. Arlene Nishimwe ’19

    Dr. Arlene Nishimwe was just nine years old when her family moved to Rwanda. Born in Burundi, Arlene’s childhood was split between two countries, an upbringing in which she takes immense pride. Along the way, Arlene has witnessed inequities that have driven her to pursue a career in medicine and a Master of Science in […]

  2. Ms. Anuradha Gupta, Deputy CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance,
    Ms. Anuradha Gupta, Deputy CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, facilitates a Master Class on inspired leadership during the launch of EPI LAMP. Photo by Cecille Joan Avila for UGHE.

    New Management Training for Immunization Leaders Kicks-off in Kigali

    KIGALI, May 7, 2018 – Yale’s Global Health Leadership Initiative (GHLI), the Rwanda-based University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), PATH, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance have joined forces to strengthen national leadership and management of immunization programs in Gavi-supported countries. The Expanded Programme on Immunization Leadership and Management Programme (EPI LAMP) is an innovative management […]

  3. From left to right: Josee Uwamariya, Jehoshaphat Muzungu, Crispin Gishoma, Grace Dugan, and Injonge Karangwa, all students in the MGHD Class of 2018, participate in group work during their May 2017 weekend intensive. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Practical Experience Beyond the Classroom

    Students in the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) program are required to complete a Mentored Practicum where they apply their new knowledge of health care delivery to solve problems in their workplace and community. Throughout the duration of each project, MGHD students work with strategic and technical advisors to refine their research […]

  4. NIH’s Dr. Roger Glass Named UGHE’s 2018 Commencement Speaker

    Kigali, Rwanda (March 28, 2018)— Roger I. Glass, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health’s Fogarty International Center (FIC), will be the keynote speaker for the University of Global Health Equity’s (UGHE) Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) Class of 2018 Commencement ceremony. “Dr. Glass has demonstrated incredible drive throughout his […]

  5. Alice Nyirimana (far right), a Livelihood Program Manager at Inshuti Mu Buzima, addresses a group of GHDLP 2.0 participants during a home visit in eastern Rwanda. Photo by Neha Shah for UGHE.

    UGHE Hosts Global Health Delivery Leadership Program 2.0

    Balancing a myriad of stakeholders and resource limitations, global health delivery poses a challenge to even the strongest world leaders. Recognizing that leadership and management skills, while often left out of global health curricula, are at the crux of efficacious and equitable health care delivery, UGHE launched the Global Health Delivery Leadership Program (GHDLP), a […]

  6. Dr. Michelle Morse
    Dr. Michelle Morse, left, discusses an ultrasound with medical resident, Dr. Bregenet Lamour, at University Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti, on Nov. 25, 2013. Photo by Jon Lascher / Partners In Health

    Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Michelle Morse

    Dr. Michelle Morse has committed her decade long career to building disruptive pedagogy and medical education systems in countries from Haiti to Rwanda to the U.S. Trained in internal medicine and public health, Dr. Morse teaches at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), and the organization she […]

  7. Eugene Sangano
    Eugene Sangano, MBA, MSc ‘17, during the MGHD Class of 2017 Commencement on May 27, in Kigali, Rwanda. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Alumni Profiles: Eugene Sangano ’17

    Eugene Sangano, MBA, MGHD ‘17, was a student in UGHE’s pioneering cohort of Master of Science in Global Health Delivery candidates. With over 13 years of professional experience, Eugene has held several roles in the nonprofit sector. We asked Eugene to reflect on his time at UGHE and how it has prepared him for his […]

  8. Paul Farmer MGHD Master Class
    Dr. Paul Farmer during a Master Class with the MGHD Class of 2017. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker.

    Paul Farmer Receives National Academy of Sciences’ Public Welfare Medal

    WASHINGTON – The National Academy of Sciences is presenting its 2018 Public Welfare Medal to physician, anthropologist, and humanitarian Paul Farmer for “pioneering enduring, community-based treatment strategies that demonstrate the delivery of high-quality health care in resource-poor settings in the U.S. and other countries.”  The medal is the Academy’s most prestigious award, established in 1914 and presented annually to […]

  9. Progress Continues on UGHE’s First Residential Campus

    In December 2016, the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) commenced construction on phase one of the Butaro Campus in northern Rwanda. Below, Director of Campus Development, Emmanuel Kamanzi, shares his update on a year of impressive progress in realizing phase one of UGHE’s first residential campus. “Every single minute of delay means the loss […]

  10. A community health worker walks students through her toolbox of patient logs, health assessments, and treatments.
    Members of UGHE’s 360 Leadership Program meet with a community health worker, Judith, in her house as she walks participants through her toolbox of patient logs, health assessments, and treatments. The field visit aimed to help participants better understand delivery of care through the eyes of a community health worker.

    A Formula For Health Equity

    Imagine a country where some 90% of the population is covered by health insurance, more than 90% of those with HIV are on a consistent drug regime, and 93% of children are vaccinated against common communicable diseases including HPV. Where would you guess this enchanted land of medical equity is? Scandinavia? Costa Rica? Narnia? Try […]