1. Dr. Matthew Ames, Instructional Technologist and Assistant Professor at UGHE, teaches professionals from public and private hospitals in Rwanda.

    UGHE & Partners Lead Training on Licensing Examinations to Build Greater Public Safety

    UGHE’s community of learners extends beyond its growing student body. Its ongoing commitment to deliver quality education, and do this equitably, also translates to increasing the capacity of educators to themselves improve, and sustain, the quality of medical education and healthcare delivery in Rwanda and beyond.  This month, Prof. Abebe Bekele, UGHE’s Founding Dean of […]

  2. Patients in an Ebola treatment center in Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Baz Ratner / Reuters.

    A Clear Insight of Gender in Ebola and COVID-19 Outbreaks: The Susceptibility Normalized

    By: Joselyne Nzisabira, MBBS/MGHD Class of 2025 This essay was awarded first place in UGHE’s student essay writing competition on “Gender Equity Issues during Pandemics.” “We are in this together”, is a popular phrase used by leaders and news reporters during the COVID-19 lockdown, and one that is rarely conceptualized. In the past few years, […]

  3. A client in Cambodia supported by IIX’s WLB1 (Women’s Livelihood Bond 1). Photo courtesy of the United Nations.

    Gender Lens: A Moment to Reveal and Wipe the Black Spots

    By: Genereuse Iradukunda, MBBS/MGHD Class of 2025 This essay was awarded second place in UGHE’s student essay writing competition on “Gender Equity Issues during Pandemics.” The whole world incurred chaos as the COVID’19 started spreading early this year and on January 30, 2020 COVID’19 was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. […]

  4. Portrait of Kasomo Kavira, caregiver at the Ebola Treatment Centre, North Kivu Region, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Vincent Tremeau / World Bank

    Caregiving: A Perpetual Gender Inequity Issue Uncontested

    By: Olivier Mbarushimana Nshuti, MBBS/MGHD Class of 2025 This essay was awarded third place in UGHE’s student essay writing competition on “Gender Equity Issues during Pandemics” Throughout decades, the world has been driven by cultural perceptions and understandings that allusively prioritized people’s gender, race, or ethnicity over their shared humanity. Though the world has embraced […]