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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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In Memoriam: Dr. Paul Farmer

In Memoriam, It is with a heavy heart that we commemorate the passing of one of the most iconic global health leaders of our generation, Dr. Paul Farmer, the Kolokotrones University Professor and the chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the co-founder and chief strategist of Continue reading [...]

Five Questions with Global Mental Health Experts: A conversation with Professor Arthur Kleinman

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health student, Davy Deng, interviews Dr. Arthur Kleinman, Professor of Medical Anthropology and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Rabb Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University and Chair of the GlobalMentalHealth@Harvard Advisory Group. Davy Deng:You are known as one of the world’s leading experts on global mental health, particularly in East Continue reading [...]

Announcing: Mental Health Care Leadership Champions – A Three-Program Certificate of Specialization

The unmet needs for care for mental health problems have always been large; they have only increased during the current pandemic. Mental Health Care Leadership Champions will help narrow this gap by training and mentoring forward-thinking leaders. For more information visit: Mental Health Care Leadership Champions Program EMPOWERING LEADERS FOR IMPROVED HEALTH OUTCOMES The Certificate Continue reading [...]

Grand Challenges Canada funded project to scale up peer supervision for delivery of psychological treatments – Collaboration between GMH@Harvard’s Project EMPOWER, Dimagi, Sangath and the University of Toronto

Written by: Ankita Shah, Program Coordinator, Sangath Bhopal HubEdited by: Juliana Restivo, Program Coordinator, Harvard Medical School “Our experience today reinforced that ASHAs (Accredited Social Health Activists) have the potential to revolutionize mental healthcare. Their interpersonal skills were heart-warming and their strong ties to the community form the needed foundation to deliver accessible, patient-centered care. Continue reading [...]

GMH@Harvard’s Project EMPOWER completes evidence-based psychological treatment pilot training in India

Written by: Udita Joshi, Research Coordinator, Sangath Bhopal Hub Edited by: Juliana Restivo, Program Coordinator, Harvard Medical School Project EMPOWER (India) completes pilot training of more than 40 community health workers in Gujarat, India to provide evidence-based psychological treatment According to the latest survey by WHO, COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted critical mental health services in Continue reading [...]

MisinfoRx: A Toolkit for Healthcare Providers

“MisinfoRx Toolkit” gives health care providers the knowledge and training to tackle patient-held medical misinformation  November 16th, 2021 Boston, MA – To help counter the offline impacts of online medical misinformation, a team of collaborators from the Harvard Global Health Institute, the Technology and Social Change Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Continue reading [...]