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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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Global Mental Health @Harvard Archive

Time to Invest in Mental Health Part 2: your own mental health

October, World Mental Health Month, begins at the end of this week! October 10th is World Mental Health Day and the theme this year is Move For Mental Health: Let’s Invest. The World Health Organization, for the first time ever will be hosting a global online advocacy and fundraising event on Mental Health. We have aligned our three-part series to coincide with this important theme. In our first article of the series we discussed with Elisha London, Founder and CEO of Unite for Global Mental Health, about what it means to invest in mental health and how we can take action to improve global mental health. In this article, we share ways that you can invest in your own mental health, especially through mindfulness and expressive arts. Our third article of the series will be released after World Mental Health Day and explore financial investment in global mental health. Continue reading [...]

Time to Invest in Mental Health: Part 1

People worldwide are facing ongoing uncertainty and stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic instability, and racial injustice. The cumulative burden of current events further threatens mental health and well-being worldwide. GMH@Harvard Ambassador Board members spoke with Elisha London, co-founder and CEO of United for Global Mental Health about what does it mean to invest in mental health. How do we - as individuals, communities and societies take action. Continue reading [...]

NeuroMex – Recognizing the Importance of Training in Biostatistics and Programing in R

By Dr. Ingrid Pamela Morales Cedillo, MDNational Institute of Psychiatry Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz INPRFMMexico City, Mexico The Neuropsychiatric Genetics of Psychosis in Mexico Populations (NeuroMex) program is grateful to the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) for the opportunity to receive training from the Global Initiative for Neuropsychiatric Genetics Education in Continue reading [...]

Social Determinants of Health in the News

By Kate Raphael We’ve done several roundups of SDOH in the news. Here’s another collection of excerpts from six stories that caught our eye. 1. Permanent Supportive Housing for Homeless People—Reframing the Debate, The New England Journal of Medicine, December 2016. Although some advocates may see [Housing First’s lack of net cost savings] as disappointing, we believe [the Continue reading [...]