Category Archives: CUGH2009

Consortium of Universities for Global Health Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.

Duke/Tanzania HIV Partnership Responds to Other Pressing Health Concerns

By on .

This post is by Center Director Christine Lubinski, who attended the Sept. 14-15 conference at the NIH of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health. This is her final post from the session. If the Obama Administration needs a blueprint for integrated global health care as it fleshes out its Global Health Initiative, this Duke/Tanzania collaboration might […]

Getting Global Health on the Congressional Agenda

By on .

Can Congress help stoke the interest in—and effectiveness of—university global health programs? Who better to take up that question than John Porter, a former member of Congress who chaired the House appropriations subcommittee with jurisdiction over NIH. Porter challenged the university global health leaders at this week’s Consortium of Universities for Global Health meeting, held […]

In CUGH Address, Goosby Focuses on Sustainability, Integration

By on .

This post is by Center Director Christine Lubinski, who attended today’s meeting at the NIH of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health. When Dr. Eric Goosby, Ambassador at large and the US global AIDS coordinator, addressed academic leaders of global health programs at a gathering outside Washington today, he spent most of his short […]

Emanuel Offers Some Details of Administration's Global Health Initiative

By on .

This post is by Center Director Christine Lubinski, who attended today’s meeting at the NIH of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.  The Obama Administration’s Global Health Initiative has been the subject of intense debate and scrutiny since the White House first unveiled the proposal, with few details, in May. Today, at a meeting […]

Consortium of Universities for Global Health Gets Organized, Outlines Priorities

By on .

 This post is by Center Director Christine Lubinski, who attended today’s meeting at the NIH of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.  How best to nurture and capitalize on a spike in interest in global health studies? Figuring that out is one goal of this week’s two-day meeting of the Consortium of Universities for […]

Universities See Two-Fold Increase in Global Health Students

By on .

Editor’s Note: Center Director Christine Lubinski will be live blogging from a meeting at NIH today of university leaders hoping to seize on the surge in interest in global health studies. The number of students enrolled in global health programs in the US and Canada has more than doubled in the last three years, according to […]