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October 2022

2022 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. Virtual Launch Event

October 26, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Please join The Lancet Countdown U.S. Policy Brief Authors and the American Public Health Association for the 2022 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. Virtual Launch Event on Wednesday, October 26th at 12 PM EDT to dive into the findings and policy recommendations from the 2022 global report and U.S. Brief. Join to hear about the latest trends in public health and climate change with leading experts in the field. These highly anticipated annual reports will be released…

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Assessing Factors that Impact Maternal Health Outcomes in Maroodijeh Region, Somaliland

October 20, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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  Ifrah Abdi is a Certified nurse-midwife and graduate of Edna Adan University Hospital in Somaliland. Ifrah has worked at Edna Adan University Hospital as a midwife for the past 18 years. In Somaliland, Ifrah trains traditional birth attendants in rural villages to help improve outcomes during pregnancy and childbirth. Ifrah presently serves as the Associate Dean of Nursing at Edna University Hospital and is a recent graduate of the Masters in Global Health Delivery Program at Harvard Medical School.…

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Biolegitimacy and Restrictive Abortion Regulations in Latin America: Overview and Perspectives

October 13, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Dr. González is a renowned international expert and leader in the field of health and sexual and reproductive rights, the right to health, and gender equality. She has held several positions across the spectrum of her profession: as a service provider, policy formulator, researcher, international advisor, activist, and teacher on “health law” at the Faculty of Medicine. Dr. González is the former national public health director in Colombia and co-founder of La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud de…

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August 2022

Monkeypox in the Global Context: Combatting Racism and Intersectional Stigma

August 18, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

More than 26,000 cases of the monkeypox virus have now been identified across nearly 90 countries. Vaccines and treatments are being rolled out by health agencies around the world, most of which are responding to the first significant monkeypox outbreak within their country. Early outbreak response bears a striking resemblance to the early HIV/AIDS response; we have seen the use of harmful and stigmatizing language, widespread circulation of images of African bodies with rashes, and the conflation of sexuality and…

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July 2022

Protecting Health Care in Conflict Areas: Lessons from Ukraine to Tigray

July 6, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am

In this webinar, experts will weigh in on the growing calls to strengthen the right to health in conflict. They will tackle pressing questions around how to ensure access to health care during times of instability, and how to improve global governance systems to support the penalization of crimes against health care.

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April 2022

North American Launch of the Lancet-World Psychiatric Association Commission: time for united action on depression

April 20, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER #UniteAgainstDepression Save the Date for the North American virtual launch of the Lancet-World Psychiatric Association Commission: Time for United Action on Depression. GMH@Harvard Steering Committee Chair, Professor Vikram Patel, is a co-chair of the Lancet-WPA Commission and will be one of the co-hosts of this event. Commission co-chairs and stakeholder representatives will discuss the significance and implementation of these important recommendations to reduce the global burden of depression through the lens of US policy. This free,…

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March 2022

Decolonizing Global Health: The Role of Women Leaders

March 31, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Into the Heart of Darkness: Perspectives of a Namibian Doctor During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Topic: Mareli Claassens Brown Bag Seminar Time: Mar 24, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)   Join Zoom meeting https://harvard.zoom.us/j/99595616501?pwd=d0pTSmhDZ1dkMC9OVm5lNWc2YjJadz09 Password: 474539 Join by telephone (use any number to dial in) +1 312 626 6799 +1 929 436 2866 +1 301 715 8592 +1 346 248 7799 +1 669 900 6833 +1 253 215 8782   International numbers available: https://harvard.zoom.us/u/acnjBpAnz6 One tap mobile: +13126266799,,99595616501# US (Chicago) Join by SIP conference room system Meeting ID: 995 9561 6501 99595616501@zoomcrc.com

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February 2022

Pathways to Global Health with the Harvard 2021 LEAD Fellows for Promoting Women in Global Health

February 17, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Meet our 2021 LEAD fellows! During this one-hour event, you'll meet five incredible leaders in global health who will share their journey into global health and their lessons learned along the way. In an effort to equip and empower more women leaders in global health, HGHI and the Women and Health Initiative at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health offers a transformational fellowship opportunity for established women leaders in global health, who have demonstrated leadership experience and further…

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Lancet-World Psychiatric Association Commission on Depression – Official Launch Webinar

February 16, 2022 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
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The Lancet-World Psychiatric Association Commission: time for united action on depression is set to be the most comprehensive report on depression to date. Register Here! By aligning knowledge about depression from many fields, the Lancet-World Psychiatric Association Commission on depression has synthesised evidence from diverse contexts and generated action-oriented recommendations for a variety of stakeholders: communities and those affected by depression and their families; clinicians and public health practitioners; researchers who work to understand and address depression; and policy makers…

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January 2022

Global Equity During Pandemics: Lessons from HIV and COVID for Designing a New Paradigm

January 20, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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 into this current moment. PEPFAR and the experiences of HIV health workers offer a roadmap and over 20 years of learnings for implementing vaccine and…

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October 2021

GMH@Harvard: “How Did I Get Here?” Career Paths in Mental Health Series (Human Rights, Legal, Policy)

October 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Register for the webinar here!  The purpose of this panel webinar series is to highlight and learn from the career paths of individuals who have been successful in diverse aspects of global mental health work. These seminars will seek to connect students and interested individuals to professionals in the field by understanding their career paths and how their passion and experiences led them to pursue a career in global mental health. It also serves to encourage individuals to find their…

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