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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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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 [...]

HGHI, HU CFAR Host Virtual Grand Rounds on Lessons from HIV for Global Equity During Pandemics

January 24, 2022

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 Continue reading [...]

Announcing: Mental Health Care Leadership Champions – A Three-Program Certificate of Specialization

January 19, 2022

The unmet needs for care for mental health problems have always been large; they have only increased during the current pandemic. Mental Health Care Leadership Champions will help narrow this gap by training and mentoring forward-thinking leaders. For more information visit: Mental Health Care Leadership Champions Program EMPOWERING LEADERS FOR IMPROVED HEALTH OUTCOMES The Certificate Continue reading [...]

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 [...]