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January 2021

Leveraging the Arts for a Healthier & Just America (this event has passed)

January 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Motivated by the need to help the nation charter a pathway for an American recovery, DrPH Candidate and FXB Center for Health and Human Rights Fellow Amanda Taffy is working on a thesis entitled, The Role of the Arts During COVID-19: Gendered Expressions of Resilience & Empowerment. With the help of faculty from the FXB Center for Health & Human Rights at Harvard University, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, this thesis…

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Online exhibit: A World of Viruses (this event has passed)

January 24
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Virus behavior can have both positive and negative repercussions in the world, and in our bodies. At this present time the world is coping with a pandemic caused by the infiltration of the airborne virus, COVID-19. In fact, viruses are ever present in our world, occupying nearly all organisms, and found in virtually every type of habitat. They are also ancient, predating some of the earliest forms of life. Through this online exhibit, “A World of Viruses,” we will learn…

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Nevertheless, she persisted (this event has passed)

January 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Harvard College Opera presents an acoustic exploration of friendship, feminism and resilience inspired by Radcliffe’s exhibition “Accompanied.” Please join us for a performance of art songs featuring works by female composers across eras and oceans.

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October 2019

15+ Years of PEPFAR: How US Action On HIV/AIDS Has Changed Global Health

Monday, October 10 2019 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Wasserstein Hall, Cambridge MA 02138
Wasserstein Hall, MA 1585 United States

On October 7, 2019, the Harvard Global Health Institute will host a one-day symposium to explore what enabled the President’s Emergency Fund for Aids Relief - widely referred to as PEPFAR - and to showcase how it has transformed not just the worldwide HIV/AIDS response but global health delivery more broadly.

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November 2018

50 Years of ORT: Cashing in on the Poor Mans’ Gatorade

Monday, November 11 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Join us in celebrating Dr. Richard Cash!   Dr. Cash is a Senior Lecturer in Global Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT), a simple solution that continues to save millions of lives worldwide. To celebrate this milestone in public health, and to honor the scientific contributions of Dr. Richard Cash, a pioneer in ORT, we are hosting a special event on Monday, November 19th at the…

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October 2018

Women and the Global Health Workforce: Driving Action for Health and Gender Equity

Monday, October 10 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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From Bamako to Bogota, Bangalore to Boston, women are the majority of healthcare providers worldwide, yet underrepresented in leadership in science and medicine. Join the Harvard Global Health Institute and the Women and Health Initiative of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for a symposium to discuss women’s roles within the health system and the transformation possible – leading to gender equality on the path towards health for all. Register HERE 4:00pm – 4:05pm – Introductory Remarks Ana…

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Special Seminar: China’s Silk Road and Global Health

Friday, October 10 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Join us for a conversation with Dr. Lincoln Chen, a very esteemed and valued member of the Harvard community! Lincoln Chen is President of the China Medical Board (CMB). Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2014, the CMB was endowed by John D. Rockefeller as an independent American foundation dedicated to advancing health in China and neighboring Asian countries in an interdependent world. CMB’s strategic philanthropy seeks to spark innovation and strengthen partnerships in building university capacity in health policy sciences,…

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Changing Minds, Saving Lives: Campaigning for Road Safety in India

Wednesday, October 10 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Piyush Tewari’s 16-year-old cousin was returning home from school in Delhi when he was hit by a speeding jeep. The driver fled the scene, numerous bystanders did nothing to help, and the victim died — a common occurrence in India caused by bystanders’ well-founded fears of repeated police questioning and other legal pressures if they intervene. Mr. Tewari, outraged by his cousin’s fate, quit his job in the financial sector and created the SaveLIFE Foundation to campaign for Good Samaritan…

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April 2018

Road Safety for all Symposium (this event has passed)

Monday, April 04 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Please join us for a symposium on "Road Safety for All: Innovations in Road Traffic Injury Prevention and Response". The event will begin at 9 am with doors opening at 8:30 am.

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October 2017

Global Health and the Future Role of The United States (Harvard Worldwide Week Event)

Thursday, October 10 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Women & the Global Health Workforce (Harvard Worldwide Week Event)

Monday, October 10 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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http://worldwideweek.harvard.edu

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April 2017

Humanitarian Response Intensive Course (this event has passed)

Tuesday, April 04 2017 - Monday, May 05 2017
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Overview The Humanitarian Response Intensive Course is offered each year to professionals from around the world at Harvard University. Through presentations and hands on table top exercises offered by faculty and guest lecturers who are experts in their topic areas, participants will gain familiarity with the primary frameworks in the humanitarian field (human rights, livelihoods, Sphere standards, international humanitarian law) and will focus on practical issues that arise in the field, such as personal and team security, rapid assessments, application of minimum…

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