November 2020 Newsletter

  • Global Perspectives Series: Human Rights at Home

    Health as a Human Right in the United States: What COVID-19 Has Exposed

Health as a Human Right in the United States: What COVID-19 Has Exposed

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the perilous state of access to health care in the United States and the danger inadequate access poses to every citizen. Are we at a turning point on how we think about health as a human right?

CGE Events

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Webinar: "Global Health, Vaccines, and the Geopolitics of COVID-19"

Join the UM Graduate School for the second of its new Global Health Programs webinar series: "Global Health, Vaccines, and the Geopolitics of COVID-19."

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UMB Graduate School Launches New Degree, Program in Global Health

The UMB Graduate School has launched a new master's degree and certificate program in global health and welcomes Dr. Carlos Faerron Guzmán as the new Director of Global Health Programs.

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Global Cafe: Thanksgiving Celebration

We invite you to share a special harvest recipe with a photo and description of your favorite holiday and its food.

UMB Global News

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Fellow in Global Health Begins Zambia Assignment

Mona-Gekanju Toeque, MD, MPH was awarded the first Maeve Kennedy McKean Global Public Health Fellowship in the spring and is now in Zambia, where she is conducting rounds and teaching at the University Teaching Hospital, as well as performing researching and supporting ongoing HIV work with Ciheb.

External Global Events & Opportunities

Poster/Panel Proposals: CUGH's Annual Conference

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health's (CUGH) virtual annual conference March 12-14 is a must attend event for global health students, faculty, and program administrators. The deadline for poster/panel proposals has been extended to November 15.

Become a Member of the Global Health Workforce Panel

The Public Health Institute/U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Health Fellowship Program and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) are looking to add more than 80 new members to the Global Health Workforce Panel.

International Education Week Webinar Series: Global Internships in Your Academic Area

Kaya Responsible Travel is celebrating International Education Week with a webinar series for students and professionals on specific academic area internships.

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Webinar: "Social Justice & International Education: Exploring the Intersections"

Join NAFSA November 17 for "Social Justice & International Education: Exploring the Intersections" with keynote speaker Michele Norris, a Peabody Award-winning journalist, author, and founder of the Race Card Project.

Global Health Corps Fellows Accepting Applications Dec. 2

On December 2, Global Health Corps will post more than 40 fellowships within high-impact organizations on the front lines of global health in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia.

Global Digital Health Forum 2020

The 7th Annual Global Digital Health Forum will take place virtually Dec. 7-9 and center around the theme "Digital Health: Making It Work for Everyone."

Fellowship Nominations: African Academy of Sciences Fellowship

Fellowship nominations are being accepted for African Academy of Sciences, a nonprofit African organization working to transform lives through science.

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Poster Proposals: Addressing Critical Gaps in Global Health and Development

Submit your poster proposal for NAFSA's 73rd Annual Conference & Expo, scheduled for May 30-June 4 in Orlando. There are 15 unique poster fair themes the connect to the larger conference theme of "Designing Our Shared Future."

COVID-19 Resources

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For the latest information and resources on COVID-19 at UMB, check out the university's FAQs and community guidance.

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CUGH COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on COVID-19 with CUGH's weekly newsletter, including teaching resources, articles and webinars focused on the global pandemic.