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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

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 [...]

Fighting for humane mental health treatment

Faraaz Mahomed, featured in this Harvard Gazette article, is one of the 2019 Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s graduates from the doctor of public health program. He is a clinical psychologist originally from South Africa who has ‘focused the last three years on how mental health care is provided around the world, particularly in resource-poor Continue reading [...]

Harvard Medicine Magazine – Special Mental Health Issue

Have you seen the new issue of Harvard Medicine Magazine with articles highlighting mental health for #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth? Featuring interviews with: Vikram Patel, GMH@Harvard Steering Committee Chair George Daley, HMS Dean HMS Master of Medical Sciences in Global Health Delivery students Edith Gahleitner Chenjezo Grant Gonani Miao Xue Dost Öngür, chief of the Psychotic Disorders Division Continue reading [...]

A Call to Action on Physician Burnout

Burnout among the nation’s physicians has become so pervasive that a new paper published in January by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Harvard Global Health Institute, the Massachusetts Medical Society and Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association has deemed the condition a public health crisis.  In a 2018 survey conducted by Merritt-Hawkins, 78 percent Continue reading [...]