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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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HGHI and NPR publish new state testing targets

By Ashish K. Jha, Benjamin Jacobson, Stefanie Friedhoff and Thomas Tsai, HGHI Ten days ago, the Harvard Global Health Institute published data looking at how many tests each state should be doing as part of their strategy to begin a slow re-opening around May 1, based on the size of their coronavirus outbreak at the time (see Continue reading [...]

Why do we still need testing?

By Ashish K. Jha, Faculty Director, HGHI Over the past few days, many federal policymakers have been arguing that testing is overblown as an issue – that it is not so important or that we are doing enough. These are two separate issues. Is testing really important? And if yes, are we doing enough? Continue reading [...]