The Center for Global Health Practice and Impact, co-directed by Dr. Deus Bazira and the Honorable Dr. Mark Dybul, was formally established in April 2017. The vision of CGHPI is that our work will result in a world in which all countries assure conditions for achieving health equity.

Our Mission

CGHPI serves countries to sustainably improve their population’s health and wellbeing and safeguard against health-related threats by advancing use of evidence through human-centered enterprise architecture for achievement of equity and social justice.

Our People

We are a global, multi-disciplinary team of committed faculty experts, practitioners, staff, partners, and affiliates, serving throughout the world.

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Our Work

In partnership with governments and local organizations, CGHPI co-designs interventions with stakeholders in our focus areas.

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CGHPI – In The News

Selected Resource: White Paper: COVID 19: A Global Pandemic Deserves a Global Response

“The Other Pandemic We Must Cure”

Mark Dybul and Sheron Lewin


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“Supporting Communities of Practice”


Gates Open Research

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“Ignoring a Global Response to the Coronavirus Could Be Deadly.”

Mark Dybul and Peter Piot

The Boston Globe

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To strengthen health security in Nigeria, the Center for Global Health Practice and Impact and, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control in collaboration with other partners carried out health security assessment of International Health Regulations core capacities at the subnational levels in Enugu State (as a pilot State).