1. Students eat lunch together at UGHE’s Butaro campus while maintaining distance to comply with COVID-19 campus safety protocol, and to align with the Government of Rwanda’s robust prevention efforts.

    #LionsStayHome: Perspectives from Butaro during COVID-19

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UGHE has implemented measures on its Butaro campus to prevent coronavirus transmission amongst the nearly 100 students, staff, and faculty residing on campus. We […]

  2. Tsion Yohannes Waka, Chair of the UGHE Center for Gender Equity, alongside fellow members of the inaugural SOAR Fellows Class of 2020 at the Aspen Institute.

    UGHE’s Tsion Yohannes Waka Selected to Join Women Leaders from US, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, and Haiti in Aspen Institute SOAR Fellowship Devoted to Improving Lives of Women and Girls

    Tsion Yohannes, Chair of UGHE’s new Center for Gender Equity, was elected to join the Aspen Institute’s first-ever fellowship of all women leaders dedicated to improving the lives of women […]

  3. Dr. Ursin Bayisenge (left) represented UGHE at the WHO-led initiative in Dar es Salaam.

    Dr. Ursin Bayisenge, MGHD ’19, attends WHO-endorsed youth-led initiative in Tanzania to combat NTDs and reach SDGs.

    Last month saw young representatives hailing from more than 13 countries arrive in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for the High-level briefing and Launch of Youth To Combat NTDs, a youth-led initiative, spearheaded by Uniting […]

  4. Tsion Yohannes speaks to the WLGH19 audience. Tsion was the Chief Conference Organizer for the 2019 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference, at which the Center for Gender Equity was first launched.

    “Gender cross-cuts everything”: Tsion Yohannes, Chair of the UGHE Center for Gender Equity

    The World Economic Forum (WEF) recently released the 2020 Global Gender Gap report, tracking the gender parity scores across 149 countries. Top of the list there were the expected Nordic […]

  5. Video: UGHE Celebrates International Women’s Day

    This International Women’s Day, UGHE is envisioning an equal world for women and girls. Watch the video below and learn more about the #EachForEqual campaign at the official International Women’s […]

  6. Prof. Agnes Binagwaho speaks to audiences at the TED Women Conference in March on how Rwanda is empowering women to build a better society. Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED

    Prof. Agnes Binagwaho Speaks at TED Women Conference

    ‘The strength of women continues to inspire me’, says Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity, at TED Women conference ahead of International Women’s Day. […]

  7. Executive Education Participants Share Highlights of First Francophone Global Health Delivery Leadership Program

    English: UGHE were proud to open their doors to the first-ever Francophone cohort for the Global Health Delivery Leadership Program. Hailing from seven different Francophone African countries – Congo, Mali, Niger, Central […]

  8. Students from UGHE and G.S. Runaba Secondary School joined for a day of scientific experiments at UGHE’s campus in Butaro.

    UGHE Hosts Butaro Students on Campus for Science Day

    On February 26th, 2020, UGHE hosted students from G.S. Runaba Secondary School in Butaro for UGHE’s first Science Day. Hosted by the Department for Community Health and Social Medicine and […]