1. MGHD students Marcella Canelo & Angeline Mumararungu
    MGHD students at work with Gardens for Health International. Left: Marcella Canelo. Photo her own. Right: Dr. Angeline Mumararungu. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Managing the Complexities of Food Security Among Refugees

    October 16, marks World Food Day (WFD), an international event hosted by the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) to commemorate FAO’s initiation in 1945. In the seventy-two years since, FAO has worked in partnership with countless local and international organizations to end hunger worldwide. This year for WFD, we highlight the work of […]

  2. Dr. Kurt Figueroa (right) and Nurse Sebishyimbo François (left) see patients for their oncology consultations at Butaro District Hospital in Rwanda. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Student Profiles: Dr. Kurt Figueroa ’18

    Dr. Kurt Figueroa is a student in UGHE’s Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) Class of 2018. Unlike most of his peers, Figueroa is not Rwandan. He moved from working at a small Partners In Health clinic in the Sierra Madre mountains of Chiapas, Mexico—his home country—to a similarly remote hospital that PIH supports […]

  3. Caroline Numuhire '17 works with farmers at GHI
    Caroline Numuhire, a student in the MGHD Class of 2017, works with rural farmers in Rwanda. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Student Profiles: Caroline Numuhire ’17

    “I use my voice to advocate for the needs of others,” says Caroline Numuhire, a member of the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) Class of 2017, proudly describing her commitment as an activist. As she works to amplify the voices of others, she feels empowered to also share her story. Trained as […]

  4. Leadership and Management 2016
    Laurette Mushimiyimana, Cloe Liparini, Christian Mazimpaka, and Maguy Mbabazi during the April Leadership & Management course. Photo by Franz Stapelberg for UGHE

    Leading the Pack

    World-class health care delivery requires that practitioners possess the breadth of skills necessary to manage programs, but also the skills to inspire others through their leadership. University of Global Health Equity’s (UGHE) flagship academic program, the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD), teaches students to do just that. A year after its launch […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. Dr. Eugene Tuyishime
    Dr. Eugene Tuyishime (left), a student in the MGHD Class of 2017, participates in a group discussion. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Student Profiles: Dr. Eugene Tuyishime ’17

    Upon completion of his residency at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Kigali, Dr. Eugene Tuyishime will be one of only 14 physician anesthesiologists in Rwanda who serve a population of over 12.6 million people. Proper anesthesia care is a vital component of life-saving and life-improving surgeries, yet it remains a barrier for many. Complex challenges including […]

  8. VIDEO: Faculty and Students Describe The MGHD Experience

    Launched in 2015, the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) is the University of Global Health Equity’s (UGHE) flagship academic program. By redefining the movement for health equity and challenging students to not only create, but to demand, sustainable solutions for service delivery, UGHE is building a new generation of health leaders. Watch […]

  9. MGHD Students
    MGHD students began their second semester with a weeklong intensive.

    MGHD Program Begins Second Semester

    Rwinkwavu, Rwanda – The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) recently began its second semester, welcoming back students, global health care experts, leading educators, and funding partners to a week of classes in its Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) program. UGHE is the first university in the world focused on the equitable […]

  10. Photo of Paul Farmer speaking
    Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health. Photo by: Isaac Hernandez / Direct Relief / CC BY-NC-ND

    Paul Farmer’s ‘lifelong dream’

    When physician, anthropologist and global health entrepreneur Paul Farmer describes something as “the only terminus” of “a lifelong dream,” that’s a cue to start paying attention. This week 27 students opened the school year as the inaugural class of master’s degree candidates at the University of Global Health Equity in Kigali, Rwanda, a new university […]