The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) has partnered with the Public Health Institute to support the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program by developing connections between the program and CEPH-accredited schools and programs to spread awareness and recruit qualified candidates. The University Liaison is a CUGH representative and will lead CUGH efforts to support the professional development of active fellows by sharing relevant trainings and resources.
Established in 2008, CUGH is a growing Washington, DC based non-profit organization comprised of over 145 academic institutions and other organizations from around the world. CUGH builds interdisciplinary collaborations and facilitates the sharing of knowledge to address global health challenges. It assists members in sharing their expertise across education, research, and service. It is dedicated to creating equity and reducing health disparities everywhere. CUGH promotes mutually beneficial, long-term partnerships between universities in resource-rich and resource-poor countries, developing human capital and strengthening institutions’ capabilities to address these challenges. It is committed to translating knowledge into action.
For more information about CUGH, please visit the CUGH website.