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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


Monkeypox: Information & Resources

May 20, 2022

[This page will be updated as information emerges]  Over the past few weeks, clusters of monkeypox infections have emerged across several continents, prompting wider concern among public health experts. Despite being a relatively rare infection outside of several Central and West African countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria, cases have been recorded Continue reading [...]

Join our team as HGHI’s Executive Director!

March 29, 2022

National and cross-national imbalances in the health status of different groups are largely driven by systemic inequities. Addressing the most pressing public health challenges of today requires an understanding of these long-standing structures and a commitment to equity in all aspects of work. This is especially true for the field of global health; equity, justice, Continue reading [...]

Harvard LEAD Fellowship for Promoting Women in Global Health | 2022 – 2023 Application OPEN!

March 18, 2022

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 offers a transformational fellowship specifically designed to promote leadership skills in individuals from low- and middle-income countries who will, in turn, mentor Continue reading [...]

In Memoriam: Dr. Paul Farmer

February 22, 2022

In Memoriam, It is with a heavy heart that we commemorate the passing of one of the most iconic global health leaders of our generation, Dr. Paul Farmer, the Kolokotrones University Professor and the chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the co-founder and chief strategist of Continue reading [...]

Five Questions with Global Mental Health Experts: A conversation with Professor Arthur Kleinman

February 7, 2022

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health student, Davy Deng, interviews Dr. Arthur Kleinman, Professor of Medical Anthropology and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Rabb Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University and Chair of the GlobalMentalHealth@Harvard Advisory Group. Davy Deng:You are known as one of the world’s leading experts on global mental health, particularly in East Continue reading [...]