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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

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HGHI Burke Global Health Fellowship 2022 | Application OPEN

January 18, 2022

The Harvard Global Health Institute has opened applications for the Burke Global Health Fellowship. This Fellowship program provides funding for Harvard junior faculty members from across the University for innovative research and curriculum development and teaching (particularly at the undergraduate level) in global health. The Burke Global Health Fellowship is a career-altering opportunity. For alumni, Continue reading [...]

Grand Challenges Canada funded project to scale up peer supervision for delivery of psychological treatments – Collaboration between GMH@Harvard’s Project EMPOWER, Dimagi, Sangath and the University of Toronto

December 14, 2021

Written by: Ankita Shah, Program Coordinator, Sangath Bhopal HubEdited by: Juliana Restivo, Program Coordinator, Harvard Medical School “Our experience today reinforced that ASHAs (Accredited Social Health Activists) have the potential to revolutionize mental healthcare. Their interpersonal skills were heart-warming and their strong ties to the community form the needed foundation to deliver accessible, patient-centered care. Continue reading [...]

GMH@Harvard’s Project EMPOWER completes evidence-based psychological treatment pilot training in India

December 6, 2021

Written by: Udita Joshi, Research Coordinator, Sangath Bhopal Hub Edited by: Juliana Restivo, Program Coordinator, Harvard Medical School Project EMPOWER (India) completes pilot training of more than 40 community health workers in Gujarat, India to provide evidence-based psychological treatment According to the latest survey by WHO, COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted critical mental health services in Continue reading [...]

MisinfoRx: A Toolkit for Healthcare Providers

November 16, 2021

“MisinfoRx Toolkit” gives health care providers the knowledge and training to tackle patient-held medical misinformation  November 16th, 2021 Boston, MA – To help counter the offline impacts of online medical misinformation, a team of collaborators from the Harvard Global Health Institute, the Technology and Social Change Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Continue reading [...]

Released: Highly Anticipated Annual Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Policy Brief for the U.S.

October 29, 2021

2021 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. Policy Brief On Wednesday, October 20th at 6:30pm EST the highly anticipated fifth annual Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. Policy Brief was released.  The annual global report tracks the impact of climate change on human health and is a product of more than Continue reading [...]

New Report from Harvard and Global Experts Shows Investments in Nature Needed to Stop the Next Pandemic

August 17, 2021

View original post Protecting forests and changing agricultural practices are essential, cost-effective actions to prevent pandemics Boston, Mass. – As the world struggles to contain COVID-19, a group of leading, scientific experts from the U.S., Latin America, Africa, and South Asia released a report today outlining the strong scientific foundations for taking actions to stop Continue reading [...]