1. 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 opened the school year as the inaugural class of master’s degree candidates at the University of Global Health Equity in Kigali, Rwanda, a new university […]

  2. 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 was officially inaugurated at a function in Kigali on Saturday with 26 students admitted for the inaugural master of science in global health delivery (MGHD) […]

  3. Drawing of campus
    Butaro Campus Master Plan Rendering, UGHE Master Plan, Shepley Bulfinch 2014

    PIH Launches University in Rwanda

    Partners In Health is launching a new initiative in Rwanda—the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE). A different kind of university, UGHE will harness the best ideas in higher education and integrate cutting-edge technology platforms with immersion in complex health care delivery systems. Owned and operated by PIH, UGHE is a private institution that will […]