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Fighting Misinformation: The Preprint Sifter

The Preprint Sifter is a new Twitter tool that tracks down Tweets from leading epidemiologists, virologists, public health and other experts who are posting, vetting and verifying COVID-19 related preprint papers.

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Global Mental Health @Harvard Archive

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 [...]

GMH@Harvard Ambassador Board’s Reading and Listening Recommendations for those Passionate about Mental Health

List curated by Louisa Hudson, Research Assistant, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School The GMH@Harvard Ambassador Board is a group comprised of early career professionals and students representing a number of different schools, hospitals and organizations within our network. These individuals are passionate about mental health and are assisting the Initiative on a number Continue reading [...]

Growing for the Global Good

Growing for the Global Good2019 Year in Review At the beginning of 2019, the GlobalMentalHealth@Harvard Initiative was still in its infancy. The previous year, the initiative had cultivated a sustainable following and support network that facilitated the execution of multiple community events. However, the Initiative was still finding its footing in regards to structure, reach and defining Continue reading [...]

Gender and Mental Health: Implications for Global Mental Health Delivery in Compañeros En Salud – Mexico

Event recap written by: Louisa Hudson MSc, Research Assistant, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School Mercedes Aguerrebere, MD, MMSc brought to light insightful observations and questions around gender and mental health in Chiapas, Mexico. Dr. Aguerrebere is a physician working in comprehensive primary and mental health care. She has been working with Compañeros Continue reading [...]

The Center Cannot Hold – Event Synoposis

On September 12th, the GlobalMentalHealth@Harvard Initiative and the Harvard Law School Project on Disability hosted a presentation and excerpt performances from “The Center Cannot Hold,” an opera composed by psychiatrist Kenneth Wells. The opera is based on law professor Elyn Saks’ memoir on her experience with schizophrenia. The event was held in the Hilles Performance Center for over 150 attendees. “The Continue reading [...]