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HGHI, HU CFAR Host Virtual Grand Rounds on Lessons from HIV for Global Equity During Pandemics

Ongoing global Covid-19 vaccine and therapeutic inequities threaten to prolong and exacerbate the pandemic for all countries. As advocates, academics, and policymakers alike call for the U.S. and other wealthy nations to share these lifesaving resources with the world, it is prudent to consider the lessons learned from the HIV pandemic that can be translated

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Monkeypox: Information & Resources

[This page will be updated as information emerges]  Over the past few weeks, clusters of monkeypox infections have emerged across several continents, prompting wider concern among public health experts. Despite being a relatively rare infection outside of several Central and West African countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria, cases have been recorded Continue reading [...]

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

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 [...]

UHC is: Clean Air For All

The First Ever International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies Underscores the Environmental Link to Human Health UHC Benefits from Clean Air For the inaugural International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies on September 7, 2020, HGHI and the One by One: Target 2030 campaign is highlighting clean air as a necessity to Continue reading [...]

Lancet Countdown: Climate Change threatens people’s health today

Climate change threatens the health of people around the world today. In the United States, increases in heat and heatwaves pose a serious threat to health and labor productivity. Inreases in extreme weather events significantly threaten both health and health systems. And climate change is elevating the risk of misquito-, tick- and water-borne diseases. Continue reading [...]