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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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Time to Invest in Mental Health Part 3: Why Investing in Mental Health Pays Dividends: A Case for Individuals, Society, and Funders

October 19, 2020

This unprecedented global pandemic has significantly affected many people's mental health and restricted access to care for those with existing mental health conditions. The mental health impacts of COVID-19 include everything from increased anxiety and fear about the spread of the virus, loss of social networks, stressful experiences of healthcare workers on the frontlines, and a higher risk of substance use. Despite these significant impacts, mental health has not been at the forefront of global health funding. Continue reading [...]

HGHI Undergraduate Course: Confronting COVID-19: Science, History, Policy Lectures Now on YouTube

October 13, 2020

Confronting COVID-19: Science, History, Policy Lectures Available to Watch on YouTube The ongoing COVID-19 epidemic presents an important opportunity for Harvard undergraduates to closely observe this world-changing, historic episode and to analyze scientific, social, and political elements of the U.S. and global responses. This exciting and unprecedented course is co-led by Dr. Allan Brandt and Continue reading [...]

Digital Health Takes Center Stage: How Governments Can Capitalize on Technology During the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 8, 2020

An Interview with Ann Aerts, Head of the Novartis Foundation As COVID-19 sweeps across the globe and inundates health systems, governments face ongoing pressure to respond swiftly to stop the spread of the virus. While this public health crisis revealed the fragility of many health systems and highlighted weaknesses in governance structures, COVID-19 also shed Continue reading [...]

Time to Invest in Mental Health Part 2: your own mental health

September 28, 2020

October, World Mental Health Month, begins at the end of this week! October 10th is World Mental Health Day and the theme this year is Move For Mental Health: Let’s Invest. The World Health Organization, for the first time ever will be hosting a global online advocacy and fundraising event on Mental Health. We have aligned our three-part series to coincide with this important theme. In our first article of the series we discussed with Elisha London, Founder and CEO of Unite for Global Mental Health, about what it means to invest in mental health and how we can take action to improve global mental health. In this article, we share ways that you can invest in your own mental health, especially through mindfulness and expressive arts. Our third article of the series will be released after World Mental Health Day and explore financial investment in global mental health. Continue reading [...]