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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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President Bacow at HGHI: A Willingness to Do Things Differently

October 30, 2018

At the Harvard Global Health Institute’s 3rd Annual Reception on October 30, 2018, Harvard’s newly inaugurated President, Lawrence Bacow and HGHI Faculty Director Ashish Jha talked about coming together in a divided world, about the importance of access to the basic necessities of life for all, and about the need to challenge conventional wisdom. “To focus on the world’s Continue reading [...]

Rise of AI in Healthcare Raises Important Questions About Safety, Liability and Privacy

October 24, 2018

By Megan Diamond, Program Manager, HGHI Caller: ‘Hi, I would like to reserve a table for Wednesday, the 7th’ Hostess: ‘For 7 people?’ Caller: ‘Um, it’s for 4 people’ Hostess: ‘4 people.. when? Today? Tonight?’ Caller: ‘Wednesday, at 6pm’ After playing a one-minute audio clip of a restaurant reservation call during a recent seminar at the Harvard Global Health Institute, Sara Continue reading [...]

Just Voted in as President-Elect of the International Health Economic Association (iHEA) – Congrats Winnie Yip!

December 7, 2017

The International Health Economics Association, iHEA, closed its elections yesterday. With 55.4% of the votes,Chi-Man (Winnie) Yip, Professor of the Practice of Global Health Policy and Economics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, became the new president-elect. Dr. Yip has an extensive body of work on systemic health system interventions with a Continue reading [...]