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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


Global Mental Health @Harvard Archive

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 [...]

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 [...]