1. Dr. Amuguni leads MGHD Class of 2017 students in an exercise during their September 2015 intensive.
    Dr. Amuguni leads MGHD Class of 2017 students in an exercise during their September 2015 intensive. Photo by Manzi Fabrice for UGHE.

    Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Hellen Amuguni

    From an early age, Dr. Hellen Amuguni believed that her commitment to helping people and communities would lead to a career in social work. Raised in a family of medical professionals in Kenya, she was pushed instead towards medicine.  ”In my family, my dad was the decision-maker. [For him] there were three honorable professions: medical […]

  2. Investigating Biosecurity Measures on Poultry Farms in Rwanda

    The rapid growth in the demand for livestock, especially poultry, in developing countries has left many farms vulnerable to disease. Farmers are prioritizing production goals over effective biosecurity practices, risking the introduction of human- and animal-borne disease on farms. In the absence of these measures, livestock and farmers are left defenseless against infections and animal […]

  3. From left to right: Dean Deborah Kochevar, Professor Katey Pelican, Dean William Bazeyo, Vice Chancellor Agnes Binagwaho, and Assistant Director of UGHE's MGHD program, Dr. Phaedra Henley, attend the July 27th OHCEA induction ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda.
    From left to right: Dean Deborah Kochevar, Professor Katey Pelican, Dean William Bazeyo, Vice Chancellor Agnes Binagwaho, and Assistant Director of UGHE’s MGHD program, Dr. Phaedra Henley, attend the July 27th OHCEA induction ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda.

    UGHE Inducted Into OHCEA Network

    On July 27th, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho joined Makerere School of Public Health’s Dean William Bazeyo and Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University’s Dean Deborah Kochevar, as well as the One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) leadership, as University of Global Health Equity was inducted into the OHCEA network. Launched in 2011, OHCEA […]

  4. Dr. Agnes Binagwaho (left) visits Butaro District Hospital with representatives of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Inshuti Mu Buzima.
    Dr. Agnes Binagwaho (left) visits Butaro District Hospital with representatives of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Inshuti Mu Buzima. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE

    Dr. Agnes Binagwaho Appointed Commissioner for the Task Force on Global Advantage

    Over the last decade, Rwanda has seen significant advances in economic growth and population health. Developments in mobile health technology, household-administered rapid diagnostic tests, and support systems that integrate information and communications technology (ICT) are transforming not just how care is delivered – but where. By delivering high-quality health care and social services in some […]

  5. From left to right: Dr. Paul Farmer, Co-Founder and Chief Strategist of Partners In Health, Dr. Gary Gottlieb, CEO of Partners In Health, and members of the MGHD Class of 2017 during UGHE’s first Commencement ceremony on May 27, 2017. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    MGHD Class of 2017: Seedlings of a Forest of Change Agents

    On May 27, 2017, UGHE graduated the first class of Master of Science in Global Health Delivery students. His Excellency, President Paul Kagame, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Partners In Health Co-Founder and Chief Strategist, Dr. Paul Farmer, and more, celebrated the shared achievements of the MGHD Class of 2017, offering words of wisdom and encouragement […]

  6. MGHD Class of 2017
    Members of UGHE’s Master of Science in Global Health Delivery Class of 2017 celebrate their graduation on May 27, in Kigali, Rwanda. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Training the Next Generation of Global Health Leaders in Africa

    At this time of year, students around the world are putting on their caps and gowns for graduation ceremonies. Among them are 23 students from Rwanda and one from the U.S. who graduated as the first class of the University of Global Health Equity in Kigali, Rwanda, on Saturday. “This initiative started a few short years ago, […]

  7. On May 27, 2017, UGHE graduated the first class of Master of Science in Global Health Delivery students, yielding 24 health professionals equipped with the skills and endurance to tackle complex health care delivery challenges. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    UGHE Graduates First Class of Global Health Leaders

    Kigali, Rwanda – University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) graduated the first class of Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) students on 27 May 2017, yielding a new generation of health professionals equipped with the skills and endurance to tackle complex health care delivery challenges. “Rwanda’s achievements in population health over the last decade demonstrate that […]

  8. MGHD_0916_Class2018-Kick-Off
    From left to right: Lauriane Nyiraneza, Martin de Tours Nyirumugisha, Marie Chantal Ingabire, Alex Rutikanga, and Marcella Canelo, all students in the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) Class of 2018, participate in an ice breaker activity during their September 2016 MGHD orientation. Photo by Aaron Levenson for UGHE.

    Student Voices: Marie Chantal Ingabire ‘18

    Marie Chantal Ingabire is a student in the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) Class of 2018. As an independent research consultant, Marie Chantal works with NGOs to improve data collection tools and systems for psychosocial research projects. As she prepares to complete her first year in the MGHD program, Marie Chantal describes […]

  9. Titus K. Koikoi, a learner in UGHE’s Global Health Delivery Leadership Program, during a closing ceremony for the University’s first Executive Education course.
    Titus K. Koikoi, a learner in UGHE’s Global Health Delivery Leadership Program, during a closing ceremony for the University’s first Executive Education course. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Pioneering UGHE’s Executive Education Program

    In November 2016, twenty-five healthcare leaders from five Global Fund implementing partner countries attended the two-week Global Health Delivery Leadership Program (GHDLP) course to develop skills to deliver value-based health programs. Titus K. Koikoi, Program Director for a Global Fund-sponsored project at Population Services International in Liberia (PSI/Liberia), was a member of the inaugural GHDLP […]

  10. Dr. Agnes Binagwaho
    Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Vice Chancellor of UGHE.

    Former Rwandan Minister of Health to Lead Partners In Health’s Groundbreaking University

    Kigali, Rwanda (March 31, 2017)—The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) announces the appointment of Professor Agnes Binagwaho, MD, M(Ped), PhD, former Rwandan Minister of Health and a champion for health equity, as its new Vice Chancellor. “Professor Binagwaho’s visionary leadership has helped to transform Rwanda’s health sector into a model for equity, prioritizing access […]