1. Photo of Sarah Trent, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Jarrett Collins and Injonge Karangwa at the NAM induction
    From left to right: Academic Director Sarah Trent, Vice Chancellor Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Director of University Operations Jarrett Collins, and daughter of Dr. Binagwaho and MGHD Class of 2018 student Injonge Karangwa. Photo from Sarah Trent.

    Vice Chancellor Agnes Binagwaho Inducted to the National Academy of Medicine

    Washington, D.C. (October 14, 2017) — Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), former Minister of Health of Rwanda and global health champion Agnes Binagwaho, MD, M(Ped), PhD has been inducted to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), an esteemed society of over two thousand distinguished contributors to the advancement of health […]

  2. Alex Coutinho: Faculty Spotlight
    Dr. Alex Coutinho speaks with an MGHD student after class at the Rwinkwavu Center for Training and Operational Research in Rwinkwavu, Rwanda. Photo by Franz Stapelberg for UGHE

    Faculty Spotlight: Alex Coutinho, MD, MPH, MS

    Dr. Alex Coutinho embodies both the mission of Partners In Health (PIH) and the organizations with which he has worked: a deep commitment to ensuring that the world’s poor and vulnerable have access to quality health services. Among the first physicians to identify HIV in Uganda, Alex was a pioneer in the fight against HIV/AIDS […]

  3. Dr. Agnes Binagwaho
    Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, professor of the Practice of Global Health Delivery, meets with representatives of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Photo by Zacharias Abubekar for UGHE

    University of Global Health Equity Welcomes International Students and Faculty

    Rwinkwavu, Rwanda – University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) begins its second academic year, welcoming new students from around the world and adding a recognized global health leader to its faculty. UGHE is a new health sciences university that trains emerging health leaders to deliver effective and equitable health care. Its flagship academic program, the […]