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 […]

  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”, […]

  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 […]

  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 […]

  5. Life in Lockdown: Collaboration across Every Level on Butaro Campus

    Despite the devastating socio-economic and health implications of this virus worldwide, COVID-19 has shown us that unity and collaboration – globally, but also on a smaller scale within organizations – […]

  6. A Message on Fighting Social Injustice from UGHE Vice Chancellor Prof. Agnes Binagwaho

    Dear Readers,  I hope you and your families are staying safe during this period of great uncertainty.  The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic is now coupled with a worldwide fight to combat […]

  7. Since Rwanda was placed on lockdown, UGHE drivers like Vincent Singiza have transitioned from transporting UGHE students, staff, and faculty, to patients and health care workers in need.

    UGHE Drivers Serve as Bridge between Patients and Critical Cancer Care During COVID-19

    This is a time of crisis globally, but it is also a time where unity and collaboration can triumph if countries, organizations and individuals find innovative ways to support one […]

  8. Leah Blezard, MGHD ’19, is helping Partners In Health prepare Sierra Leone’s community health workers to fight the spread of COVID-19.

    Phone the Frontline: Leah Blezard, MGHD ’19, on training Community Health Workers on COVID-19 response in Sierra Leone

    Sierra Leone has experienced its share of health challenges in the past decade. In 2014, it was at the epicenter of the West African Ebola epidemic. The country lost roughly […]

  9. Vice Chancellor Prof. Agnes Binagwaho Participates in Connected Women Leaders Virtual Health Forum

    CWL/CARE Virtual Health Forum On May 15th, UGHE’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Agnes Binagwaho took part in the CWL/CARE Virtual Health Forum, Connected Women Leaders, an initiative of the Rockefeller Foundation, […]

  10. Andre Ndayambaje, MGHD ’19 and UGHE Health Services Coordinator, is a passionate advocate for nurses and midwives.

    Celebrating International Day of the Nurse, and International Year of the Nurse & Midwife: Featuring Andre Ndayambaje, MGHD ’19

    “The first baby I held was the baby of my sister. It was during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, and my sister gave birth in the forest. […]