1. ‘It’s this culture at UGHE that motivates me daily’. Diane Niyotwagira, campus contractor on the cleaning team, is helping her ‘UGHE Family’ in Butaro stay safe during the global pandemic.

    Keeping Campus Safe: Diane Niyotwagira on Fighting Virus Transmission

    Born in Kigali just one year after the widespread devastation of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, it would be fifteen years until Diane Niyotwagira and her siblings travelled up […]

  2. Stephania is now one of 45,516 CHWs in Rwanda deployed at the village level to provide basic care and follow-up to benefit community physical and mental wellbeing.

    Stephania Mukeshimana: Scaling up Access to Equitable Maternal Health Care in Resource-Constrained Settings

    Stephania Mukeshimana can’t remember a time when she didn’t subconsciously want to take care of people. From a young age, she would actively elect to accompany sick friends, family and […]

  3. Closing the Gender Gap in Global Health & Science

    Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, an UN-recognised day aiming to spotlight the acute global shortage of female scientists, and advance gender equity in this field  […]

  4. I Am & I Will: UGHE Stands in Solidarity With World Cancer Day

    Today is World Cancer Day, a global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) that aims to spark collective action towards a cancer free world. 10 […]

  5. Judy Khanyola, Chair of UGHE’s Center for Nursing & Midwifery gives a presentation on nursing education in Africa

    Strengthening Global Health Equity Through The Lens of Nurses and Midwives

    Of the world’s 43.5 million healthcare professionals, more than 27.9 million are nurses and midwives. They are the cornerstone of past, present and future health systems and, as a result […]

  6. Samuel Munana yagezaga ijambo ku bitabiriye icyumweru mpuzamahanga cyahariwe abafite ubumuga bwo kutumva kuwa 27 Nzeri 2019 i Huye mu Ntara y’Amajyepfo

    Samuel Munana Aravuga ku Gukemura Ibibazo by’Abafite Ubumuga bwo Kutumva mu Rwanda

    Kuva mu bwana bwe, Samuel Munana, umuyobozi w’umuryango nyarwanda w’abafite ubumuga bwo kutumva (RNUD) mu magambo ahinnye y’icyongereza,  yakuze abona ibibazo abafite ubumuga bwo kutumva bahura nabyo. Nawe ubwe kuva […]

  7. Samuel Munana, speaks to audiences on the International Week of the Deaf on 27 September 2019 in Huye District, Southern Province

    Samuel Munana On Addressing Inequities Faced by Rwanda’s Deaf Community

    From a young age, Samuel Munana, now Executive Director of Rwanda National Union of the Deaf (RNUD), witnessed firsthand the challenges faced by the deaf community in Rwanda. He himself […]

  8. Claire Kimilu, MGHD ’19, speaks to audiences at the MGHD Commencement in August 2019. Claire now serves as consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO).

    WHO Consultant, Claire Kimilu, Applies her MGHD to Tackle Global Cervical Cancer Equitably

    When Claire Kimilu began her biology undergraduate degree, she had a set intention – to become a doctor. It had been a narrative she had given herself from an early […]

  9. Elissa Dushime, one of 25 incoming MGHD’21 students, hopes to leverage his MGHD skills to provide support for the vulnerable within global health crises like COVID-19.

    MGHD’21 Student Elissa Dushime on Leveraging His MGHD to Advocate for The Vulnerable

    Growing up as a Congolese refugee in a refugee camp in Kibuye, in the Western Province of Rwanda, Elissa Dushime witnessed firsthand the unique health challenges faced by vulnerable communities […]

  10. Farming land against the backdrop of three of Rwanda’s volcanoes near UGHE’s Butaro Campus in the mountainous rural province of northern Rwanda. Learning within this environment, UGHE students graduate as advocates for a healthier environment for both humans and animals.

    Analysing the ‘Bigger Picture’: UGHE Hosts Student One Health Photo Challenge

    The clear interconnectedness between the environment, animals and the activities and health of people has never been so stark. The COVID-19 pandemic, suspected to have originated from a bat and […]