1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. Emmanuel Dushimimana and MGHD’20 Graduate Grace Kelly stand inside UGHE’s Butaro Campus Kitchen during lunch service. Photo taken in January 2020.

    Cooking for Social Impact: Emmanuel Dushimimana & the Butaro Campus Kitchen

    From a very early age, Emmanuel Dushimimana knew he was going to be a chef. He had watched his grandmother cooking pasta for the family, and enjoyed flicking through the […]

  4. Faculty members from UGHE, the University of Rwanda, & Addis Ababa University unite in a virtual session as part of UGHE & CUSM’s Faculty Development Series.

    UGHE Invests in Building Medical Educator Capacity through a Faculty Development Series, in Partnership with CUSM

    Partnerships – whether between sectors, disciplines, countries, governments, organizations or individuals – are critical to fostering collaborative solutions to global challenges. They promote the lateral sharing of expertise, learnings and […]

  5. Prof. Abebe Bekele, UGHE’s Deputy Vice Chancellor of Academic & Research Affairs, and Dr. Marcel Durieux, Anesthesiology Professor at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine, on UGHE’s Butaro Campus in 2019. Both are spearheading the development and running of this innovative partnership program.

    eGlobal: UGHE Students Virtually Co-Develop Research with US Student Counterparts

    International partnership has never been more important. Despite the obvious social, cultural, economic, and geographical variances of countries globally, this year they have all fought a common threat; that of […]

  6. Rwandan singer/songwriter and instrumentalist Samuel Kamanzi performs at the closing ceremony of Hamwe Festival.

    UGHE’s 2nd Annual Hamwe Festival Brings Together Global Health Experts and Artists from 20+ Countries to Address Mental Health and Social Justice

      The Five Day Online Festival Highlighted The Roles of Art, Culture, and Decolonization in Mental Health  KIGALI, RWANDA – The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) successfully concluded their […]

  7. Participants from the Republic of Congo country group on UGHE’s Butaro Campus in February this year, before COVID-19 restrictions were imposed in the country.

    As UGHE’s 2020 GHDLP Program Comes to a Close; Meet the First-Ever Francophone Cohort Ahead of Their Reconvening

    The breadth and success of UGHE’s first-Francophone GHDLP program can be summarized neatly into numbers. In February this year, UGHE welcomed seven country groups from Francophone African countries to Rwanda […]

  8. Denise Wanyana, MGHD’20 Graduate, appointed as Advisor to the Honorable Minister of State in Rwanda’s Ministry of Health.

    UGHE MGHD ‘20 Graduate Appointed Advisor to Rwanda’s Honorable Minister of State

    UGHE’s students and alumni are a beacon of hope for the future. In a world ravaged by one of the greatest health threats we have faced in history, these current […]

  9. Bernard Zikora, Groupe Scolaire Rubana Headmaster (left) and Dr. Zahirah McNatt Godley-St. Goar Chair of the Department of Community Health and Social Medicine

    Burera Secondary School Headmaster on Inspiring the Future’s Doctors, Nurses & Midwives

    Nestled in the foothills of UGHE’s neighboring District, Burera, lies a secondary school – Groupe Scolaire Runaba – home to more than two thousand local students and office to Bernard […]

  10. Anatole Manzi, GHDLP Faculty and PIH Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Clinical Quality and Health Systems Strengthening, gives a course to GHDLP participants on the UGHE Butaro campus during the two-week intensive launch in February of this year.

    Faculty Perspective: A ’Listener, Catalyzer and Helper’ to UGHE’s GHDLP Participants

    Over the last eight months, whilst the world has been tackling the emerging threat of COVID-19, thirty participants in UGHE’s Executive Education Global Health Delivery Leadership Program (GHDLP) have been […]