Gender Equality Matters in Academia

A new CUGH working group launched: Gender Equality in the Academic Global Community The first in-person Gender Equality in the Academic Global Community meeting was held at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) in New York, New York on March 16th, 2018. Thirty four women from around the world, including the US, UK, and South Africa, gathered at the table to discuss how to advance gender equality and women’s leadership in global health. The meeting was led by Drs. Roopa Dhatt (Chair), Executive Director of Women in Global Health and Mamta Swaroop (Vice Chair), Associate Professor of Surgery at Northwestern Univeristy and the three sub-committees –research, policy, and person

How can data help health systems research #PressForProgress for women?

This blog post is part of a wider HSG blog series to celebrate Internation Women's Day 2018. In this series, HSG members provide their perspectives on why gender should be a critical component of UHC, and what we can do about it. By Erlyn Rachelle Macarayan, member of the HSG Translating Evidence into Action Thematic Working Group This is a re-posted blog. Original post found on Health Systems Global's News & Commentary Many superheroes of today are women who became leaders in their own fields - 48 women have won Nobel Prizes and many more are leading major breakthroughs in science, while the rest have soared to become the world’s most powerful leaders. International Women’s Day is a reminde

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