New Report from Harvard and Global Experts Shows Investments in Nature Needed to Stop the Next Pandemic

August 17, 2021

View original post Protecting forests and changing agricultural practices are essential, cost-effective actions to prevent pandemics Boston, Mass. – As the world struggles to contain COVID-19, a group of leading, scientific experts from the U.S., Latin America, Africa, and South Asia released a report today outlining the strong scientific foundations for taking actions to stop Continue reading[...]

What’s Next For Our 2020 LEAD Fellows?

August 17, 2021

As Aida Kurtovic, Carmen Contreras, and Cynthia Mambo wrap up their fellowship this summer, we asked them to reflect on their time as LEAD fellows and to share how the fellowship has shaped their personal and professional journeys. We were given a glimpse into the profound impact the LEAD Fellowship has had on each of the fellows, and how they will collaborate as a network of women leaders to inspire and support other aspiring global health leaders around the world. 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.