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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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The Rise of AI and the Need for Global Governance

Finding agreements and structures to govern artificial intelligence globally won’t be easy. That doesn’t keep Nicolas Mialhe of The Future Society form trying — and asking all the right questions. By Anders Gundersen, Research Assistant, HGHI Artificial intelligence continues to sweep into our lives in new and surprising ways. While financial services, telecoms and high tech paved Continue reading [...]

Can Artificial Intelligence Bring More Objectivity to Diagnostics?

By Anders Gundersen, Research Assistant, HGHI The frequency with which artificial intelligence (AI) currently pervades conversations within various disciplines is at an all-time high. It seems to be everywhere, but one place where its potential use is of particular interest is in medicine. The prospect of drastically improved patient care or health outcomes with the implementation of Continue reading [...]

Mapping and Repairing the Brain: Implications for Global Health

By Anders Gundersen, Research Assistant, HGHI When it comes to the understanding of major disease progressions, humans have a profound grasp of the subject matter, at least more so now than at any point in history. However, our understanding of the brain and health conditions that specifically affect it lags behind what we know about the rest Continue reading [...]

Rise of AI in Healthcare Raises Important Questions About Safety, Liability and Privacy

By Megan Diamond, Program Manager, HGHI Caller: ‘Hi, I would like to reserve a table for Wednesday, the 7th’ Hostess: ‘For 7 people?’ Caller: ‘Um, it’s for 4 people’ Hostess: ‘4 people.. when? Today? Tonight?’ Caller: ‘Wednesday, at 6pm’ After playing a one-minute audio clip of a restaurant reservation call during a recent seminar at the Harvard Global Health Institute, Sara Continue reading [...]