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HGHI Burke Global Health Fellowship 2021 | Application OPEN

January 15, 2021

The Harvard Global Health Institute has opened applications for the Burke Global Health Fellowship. This Fellowship program provides funding for Harvard junior faculty members from across the University for innovative research and curriculum development and teaching (particularly at the undergraduate level) in global health. The Burke Global Health Fellowship serves as a career catalyst, coming Continue reading[...]
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Step in Safely: Community-Driven Solutions to COVID-19 in Malaysia

December 7, 2020

An Interview with Dr. Helmi Zakariah, CEO of AIME When COVID-19 reached Dr. Helmi Zakariah’s home country of Malaysia in January 2020, he was consulting in Brazil as CEO of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Epidemiology (AIME).  A trained physician, public health professional, and digital health entrepreneur, Dr. Zakariah found himself in high demand as the Continue reading[...]

2020 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. 

The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change is an international research collaboration that monitors and reports annually on the relationship between health and climate, and its implications for national governments. The global report is a product of more than 100 experts from 35 global institutions. The companion U.S. Brief is supported by 70 U.S. institutions, organizations, and centers. The report this year highlights that no one is immune from the converging health crises of COVID-19 and climate change.

Migrant Health: A Population in Peril

The Harvard Global Health Institute, Boston College School of Social Work and partners launched the report, ‘A Population in Peril: A Health Crisis among Asylum Seekers on the Northern Border of Mexico‘ on July 28th, 2020 at the our webinar ‘The Health Crisis on the Northern Mexico Border: Cross-Border Implications of U.S Immigration Policies Before and During COVID-19.’

Africa Leads the Way

Our report, “Africa Leads the Way: Harnessing Multi-Sectoral Collaboration to Achieve UHC”, produced in collaboration with The Access Challenge, discusses the relationship between human health, climate change, and environmental resources such as water, food, and air, and their importance in achieving UHC in Africa.