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February 2021

Seminar Series: COVID-19 and the Law: COVID-19’s Legacy & Evolving Legal Doctrines (this event has passed)

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join us on February 2 for the first installment of the COVID-19 and the Law: Disruption, Impact, and Legacy Seminar Series. This seminar series will consider the ethical, legal, regulatory, and broader social and institutional impacts that COVID-19 has had, as well as the longer-lasting effects it may have on our society. This first seminar in the series will focus on the interaction of COVID-19 with health law and policy. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all aspects of life in the United…

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Lessons from Canada’s COVID-19 Response (this event has passed)

February 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
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Canada took early steps to manage the spread of COVID-19 by closing borders, limiting travel, and instituting lockdowns at the provincial level. Although these early efforts initially succeeded in managing the spread of COVID-19, they failed to prevent a second wave of cases from overwhelming the country’s public health system. The situation became so dire in Canada’s largest province, Ontario, that private long-term care facilities required military support to manage patient care. The Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of…

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From Testing to Mortality: COVID-19 and the Inverse Care Law in Switzerland (this event has passed)

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

Department of Epidemiology Seminar Series Speaker: Matthias Egger, Prof.Dr.med., MSc FFPH DTM&H Head of Research Group Research – HIV, Hepatitis and Tuberculosis Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) University of Bern Abstract: Dr Egger will briefly introduce Julian Tudor-Hart’s inverse care law (“The availability of good medical care tends to vary inversely with the need for the population served”), and the COVID-19 epidemic in Switzerland. He will then present a comprehensive analysis of the association between neighbourhood socio-economic position…

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Lessons from Mexico’s COVID-19 Response (this event has passed)

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
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With daily reported cases reaching approximately 12,000, Mexico is among the top 15 countries with known cases of COVID-19. This high rate of infection has challenged Mexico’s leaders to adapt and respond effectively while also forcing them to spend considerable time countering criticism of their efforts. Zoé Alejandro Robledo, Director General of the Mexican Institute of Social Security, will join Ricardo Hausmann, Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy at Harvard Kennedy School, to discuss the country’s…

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Seminar Series: COVID-19 and the Law: What COVID-19 Teaches Us About Health Justice and the Path Forward (this event has passed)

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

Join us on February 16 for the second installment of the COVID-19 and the Law: Disruption, Impact, and Legacy Seminar Series. This seminar series will consider the ethical, legal, regulatory, and broader social and institutional impacts that COVID-19 has had, as well as the longer-lasting effects it may have on our society. This second seminar in the series will focus on the impact of COVID-19 on the most vulnerable populations. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all aspects of life…

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Seminar Series: COVID-19 and the Law: The Use of Biotech in the COVID-19 Pandemic (this event has passed)

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

Join us on February 23 for the third installment of the COVID-19 and the Law: Disruption, Impact, and Legacy Seminar Series. This seminar series will consider the ethical, legal, regulatory, and broader social and institutional impacts that COVID-19 has had, as well as the longer-lasting effects it may have on our society. This third seminar in the series will focus on the use of biotech in the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all aspects of life in…

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March 2021

Promoting Vaccine Equity: A Global Perspective on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

March 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Promoting Vaccine Equity: A Global Perspective on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution is the first event in a new series focused on global vaccine equity hosted by the Harvard Global Health Institute, in partnership with Ariadne Labs and the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). In this webinar, global experts will convene to lay the groundwork for understanding the current scope of the vaccine distribution crisis and the historical relevance of its challenges. Panelists will review the status of national and…

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