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  1. Alex Coutinho: Faculty Spotlight
    Dr. Alex Coutinho speaks with an MGHD student after class at the Rwinkwavu Center for Training and Operational Research in Rwinkwavu, Rwanda. Photo by Franz Stapelberg for UGHE

    Faculty Spotlight: Alex Coutinho, MD, MPH, MS

    Dr. Alex Coutinho embodies both the mission of Partners In Health (PIH) and the organizations with which he has worked: a deep commitment to ensuring that the world’s poor and […]

  2. Dr. Agnes Binagwaho
    Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, professor of the Practice of Global Health Delivery, meets with representatives of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Photo by Zacharias Abubekar for UGHE

    University of Global Health Equity Welcomes International Students and Faculty

    Rwinkwavu, Rwanda – University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) begins its second academic year, welcoming new students from around the world and adding a recognized global health leader to its […]

  3. Dr. Eugene Tuyishime
    Dr. Eugene Tuyishime (left), a student in the MGHD Class of 2017, participates in a group discussion. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Student Profiles: Dr. Eugene Tuyishime ’17

    Upon completion of his residency at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Kigali, Dr. Eugene Tuyishime will be one of only 14 physician anesthesiologists in Rwanda who serve a population of over […]

  4. Dr. Peter Drobac and representatives of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Inshuti Mu Buzima, and MASS Design Group.
    Dr. Peter Drobac (right), the executive director of UGHE, shares architectural renderings of the campus with representatives of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Inshuti Mu Buzima, and MASS Design Group. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE

    Construction Begins on University in Rwanda

    Earlier this month, Partners In Health began construction on a 250-acre campus for the University of Global Health Equity. When complete in 2018, classrooms, administrative buildings, a library, and dorms will […]

  5. Peter Drobac, MD, MPH, and Christian Rusangwa, MD
    Executive Director of UGHE, Peter Drobac, MD, MPH, and Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Inshuti Mu Buzima, Christian Rusangwa, MD. Photo by: Zacharias Abubeker

    Medical Education and Global Health Equity

    Recent efforts to expand medical training in resource-constrained settings are laudable, but change that transforms health systems will require new educational approaches. Today’s physician-leaders need to leverage clinical and global […]

  6. VIDEO: Faculty and Students Describe The MGHD Experience

    Launched in 2015, the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) is the University of Global Health Equity’s (UGHE) flagship academic program. By redefining the movement for health equity […]

  7. MGHD Students
    MGHD students began their second semester with a weeklong intensive.

    MGHD Program Begins Second Semester

    Rwinkwavu, Rwanda – The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) recently began its second semester, welcoming back students, global health care experts, leading educators, and funding partners to a week […]

  8. Photo of Paul Farmer speaking
    Paul Farmer, the co-founder of Partners In Health. Photo by: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

    How to Prevent the Next Epidemic

    Exactly a year ago, America was gripped by a panic it had never known: “Fearbola.” As the deadly Ebola virus snaked through West Africa, reaching epidemic proportions for the first time […]

  9. Photo of Paul Farmer speaking
    Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health. Photo by: Isaac Hernandez / Direct Relief / CC BY-NC-ND

    Paul Farmer’s ‘lifelong dream’

    When physician, anthropologist and global health entrepreneur Paul Farmer describes something as “the only terminus” of “a lifelong dream,” that’s a cue to start paying attention. This week 27 students […]

  10. Photo of UGHE Inaugural Celebration
    Photo by Sharon Kantegwa / New Times

    Rwandan Officials Inaugurate UGHE

    Newly-opened University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) Rwanda is expected to integrate development strategies into the health sector. Owned by Partners In Health (PIH), an international non-profit organisation, the university […]