Harvard Global Health Institute Presents the 2021 Burke Global Health Fellows

June 21, 2021

The Burke Global Health Fellowship program at the Harvard Global Health Institute provides funding for Harvard junior faculty members from across the University for innovative research and curriculum development and teaching in global health. The Fellowships are made possible through the generous support of Harvard alumna Katherine States Burke, AB ’79, and her husband, T. Continue reading[...]

$10 Million Lone Star Prize for Depression Challenge includes support for scale-up of GMH@Harvard's EMPOWER initiative

June 16, 2021

The below is originally posted in full on HMS News & Research – read it here A $10 million Lone Star Prize was awarded to Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for its competition entry, the “Lone Star Depression Challenge.” In collaboration with the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine in the Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical 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.