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  1. MGHD students Marcella Canelo & Angeline Mumararungu
    MGHD students at work with Gardens for Health International. Left: Marcella Canelo. Photo her own. Right: Dr. Angeline Mumararungu. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Managing the Complexities of Food Security Among Refugees

    October 16, marks World Food Day (WFD), an international event hosted by the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) to commemorate FAO’s initiation in 1945. In the seventy-two years since, FAO has worked in partnership with countless local and international organizations to end hunger worldwide. This year for WFD, we highlight the work of […]

  2. View of Butaro from UGHE Campus Site
    View from on top of the hill that will be home to UGHE. Photo by Aaron Levenson for UGHE.

    The Heart of Africa’s New Medical School

    Rwanda has achieved some of the most dramatic gains in health and poverty-reduction in the world. This small, landlocked African country (the size of Massachusetts, but with twice the population) has developed a primary health-care system with near-universal access to clinical care and insurance. Rwanda has reduced both economic and health-care inequality, and demonstrates how […]

  3. 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 health knowledge with a nuanced understanding of the social forces that impact health, the ability to marshal political will, and the capacity to manage dynamic […]