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Fighting Misinformation: The Preprint Sifter

The Preprint Sifter is a new Twitter tool that tracks down Tweets from leading epidemiologists, virologists, public health and other experts who are posting, vetting and verifying COVID-19 related preprint papers.

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Harvard Global Health Institute Presents the 2021 Burke Global Health Fellows

June 21, 2021

The Burke Global Health Fellowship program at the Harvard Global Health Institute provides funding for Harvard junior faculty members from across the University for innovative research and curriculum development and teaching in global health. The Fellowships are made possible through the generous support of Harvard alumna Katherine States Burke, AB ’79, and her husband, T. Continue reading [...]

$10 Million Lone Star Prize for Depression Challenge includes support for scale-up of GMH@Harvard’s EMPOWER initiative

June 16, 2021

The below is originally posted in full on HMS News & Research – read it here A $10 million Lone Star Prize was awarded to Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for its competition entry, the “Lone Star Depression Challenge.” In collaboration with the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine in the Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical Continue reading [...]

HGHI, Harvard Chan C-CHANGE Launch the Preventing Pandemics at the Source Scientific Task Force

June 16, 2021

In partnership with the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Harvard Chan C-CHANGE), HGHI is excited to announce the launch of a new task force composed of experts from across the world who will work together to identify the most effective ways to prevent Continue reading [...]

Global Governance During Public Health Crises: Historical Lessons, Repeated Failures

May 4, 2021

By Haruka Margaret Braun, HGHI Intern and Megan Diamond, HGHI Affiliate In April 2020, the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners with the aim of providing innovative and equitable access to the most recent diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines. A fundamental initiative of ACT is Continue reading [...]

Watch, Read, Listen, Act: Addressing the Urgent Need for Global Vaccine Equity

April 22, 2021

The rapid development of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines signifies a new era in the fight against the pandemic. Yet while there is incredible potential to save millions of lives globally, vaccine nationalism is curtailing equitable vaccine distribution; paving a path that has been described as a “catastrophic moral failure.” While countries such as the Continue reading [...]

EXCITING UPDATE: LEAD Fellowship for Promoting Women in Global Health | 2022 Spring Semester In-Person Opportunity!

April 19, 2021

In an effort to equip and empower more women leaders in global health, the Harvard Global Health Institute and the Women and Health Initiative at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health offer a transformational fellowship specifically designed to promote leadership skills in individuals from low- and middle-income countries who will, in turn, mentor Continue reading [...]