1. UGHE Alumna and Clinical Psychologist, Hildegarde Mukasakindi, is a dedicated mental health advocate. Photo by Asher Habinshuti/UGHE

    UGHE Alumna Advocates for Community Based Mental Health Care Model in Rwanda

    Hildegarde Mukasakindi, a clinical psychologist and dedicated mental health advocate is a proud alumna of UGHE’s inaugural cohort of the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery.  For Hildegarde, UGHE […]

  2. MBBS’29 Student, David B-Imas Saizay at Butaro Campus. Photo by Asher Habinshuti / UGHE

    Committed to Change: Liberian Medical Student David Pledges to Serve Communities

    David B-Imas Saizay, a second-born in a family of four from Liberia, is currently pursuing his dream of becoming a medical doctor at the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) […]

  3. Adigwe Faith at Butaro Campus, 2024. Photo by Asher Habinshuti / UGHE

    UGHE Student, Pharmacist Adigwe Empowers Women’s Health Through Art

    Art can be a powerful conduit for social change. For UGHE MGHD student- Adigwe Faith Chukwudunmbi, it serves a higher purpose. As a pharmacist, Faith harnesses her artistic talent as […]

  4. Dr. Eugene Tuyishime, UGHE Alumnus -MGHD’17 receiving the 2024 WFSA Rising Star Award in Singapore.

    Alumnus Spearheads Efforts for Equitable, Safe Surgical, Obstetrical, and Anesthesia Care in Rwanda and Beyond

    An award-winning anesthesiologist, researcher, global health leader and advocate for health equity and social justice, UGHE Alum Dr. Eugene Tuyishime is passionately working to improve access to safe anesthesia, surgery, […]

  5. “No Woman Should Succumb to Cervical Cancer” – UGHE Student Yvette on a Quest to Prevent Unnecessary Deaths

    Cervical and Breast cancer is preventable yet it’s among the prevalent types of cancer impacting women globally, mostly in low-and middle-income countries underscoring the significance of screening and early detection […]

  6. Dean Abebe Bekele Receives CUGH’s Distinguished Leadership Award

    In a momentous occasion, Professor Abebe Bekele, the Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at UGHE, was recently honored with the prestigious 2024 Consortium of Universities for […]

  7. UGHE Celebrates International Women’s Day 2024: Investing in Women, Accelerating Progress   

    International Women’s Day on March 8 is a global celebration of women’s achievements, resilience, and contributions to humanity. This year’s theme ‘Invest in women: Accelerate progress’ was the focus of […]

  8. MBBS’28 Students reciting their Hippocratic Oath during the white coat ceremony. Photo by Asher Habinshuti / UGHE.

    UGHE Celebrates the Third White Coat Ceremony- Medical Students Pledge to Advance Health Equity

    On the special Wednesday of February 21st, a date which marked two years since Dr. Paul Farmer’s passing, UGHE School of Medicine held the third white coat ceremony at Butaro […]

  9. The University of Global Health Equity Welcomes Professor Philip Cotton as New Vice Chancellor

    Kigali, Rwanda – Today the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is pleased to announce, after an international search, that Professor Philip Cotton will become the university’s next Vice Chancellor, […]

  10. Six UGHE Alumni Appointed to Various Key Roles in the Rwanda Ministry of Health

    UGHE is proud to have six of our alumni recently appointed to crucial positions within the Rwanda Ministry of Health as officially announced on January 25th by the Office of the […]