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9th Annual CUGH Global Health Conference

March 16 - March 18

Organized by Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

9th Annual CUGH Global Health Conference: Health Disparities: A Time For Action
March 16 – 18
New York City, New York


Priority Public Health Research Needs for Enhancing Global Health Security – CDC’s Pre-conference Workshop

USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP)’s Pre-Conference Workshop

Register for CUGH Satellite Sessions (March 15) (Space is limited)

The conference’s theme is Global Health Disparities: A Time for Action. The conference attracts over 1700 people from over 50 countries around the world. This will be an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues and learn about what we can all do to address some of the compelling challenges of our time.

Featured Speakers Include:

Isabella Aboderin, Sr. Researcher, African Population  & Health Research Institute, Kenya
2) Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation, USA
3) Peter Donkor, Chair, African Forum for Research  & Education in Health
4) Wim  de Villiers, Vice Chancellor, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
5) Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University  of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
6) Paulo Ferrinho, Director, IHMT, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
7) Patty Garcia, Fmr Minister of Health, Peru
8) Laurie Garrett, Journalist, Pulitzer Awardee, USA
9) Roger Glass, Director, Fogarty International Center, NIH, USA
10) Luis-Miguel Guitierrez, Director General , Instituto Nacional de Geriatria, Mexico
11) Cheryl Healton, Dean, Global Public Health, New York University, USA
12) Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet, UK
13) Natalia Kanem, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund, USA
14) Kim Knowlton, Senior Scientist, National Resources Defense Council, USA
15) Stephen Lewis, Co-Director, AIDS-Free World, Canada
16) Latanya Mapp Frett, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Global, USA
17) Willy Mutunga, Fmr Supreme Court Justice, Kenya
18) Bernard Olayo, Founder, Center for Public Health and Development, Kenya
19) Agnes Soucat, Director, Health Systems Governance and Finance, WHO



March 16
March 18
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New York, New York


Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)