The 9th annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health conference is underway in New York, ready to inspire the global health academic community to take knowledge on paper and breathe life into it to tackle neglected challenges.

The 9th annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health conference is underway in New York, ready to inspire the global health academic community to take knowledge on paper and breathe life into it to tackle neglected challenges.

This contest is now closed, and the winners have been announced here. Keep an eye out for our announcement for next year's contest, and get your ideas ready! If you know of an important global health story that’s been overlooked by the media and deserves special…

Global Health NOW is covering the April 7-9, 2017 Consortium of Universities for Global Health conference (#CUGH2017) with news bursts. Below are the key stories from the conference as covered by the GHN team.   Adnan Hyder’s 7 Challenges (Sunday, 4.9.17, 3.34 p.m…

If you missed this year’s Consortium of Universities for Global Health conference in San Francisco, you missed a lot. Here’s a completely unscientific list of our 8 CUGHies (takeaways from the conference).

By Dayna Kerecman Myers   Getting Real About the SDGs In addition to the planetary health theme, this year's CUGH zeroed in on the SDGs and implications for academic global health, as well as the successes and failures of MDGs.

In a world awash with violence, humanitarian crises, and public health emergencies, academia needs to be on the frontlines. However, during West Africa’s Ebola outbreak, many shied away from the risk, said Médecins Sans Frontières executive director Jason Cone. He urged…

Get out into the field, gain experience, find mentors and create the path you want to follow, 7 global health experts told more than 300 students at a Saturday afternoon forum at the 2016 Consortium of Universities for Global Health conference.

Excited about your research results but don't know how to share them? Tired of public health headlines that over-promise and under-explain? Wondering what happened to global health coverage altogether?

Though the Consortium of Universities for Global Health conference wrapped up Saturday, I’m still cruising on its positive energy and smarts. You can’t help but be energized by that kind of concentration of intelligent and committed people. (However, I do want to thank ace…