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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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A Call to Action on Physician Burnout

January 24, 2019

Burnout among the nation’s physicians has become so pervasive that a new paper published in January by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Harvard Global Health Institute, the Massachusetts Medical Society and Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association has deemed the condition a public health crisis.  In a 2018 survey conducted by Merritt-Hawkins, 78 percent Continue reading [...]

Can Artificial Intelligence Bring More Objectivity to Diagnostics?

January 10, 2019

By Anders Gundersen, Research Assistant, HGHI The frequency with which artificial intelligence (AI) currently pervades conversations within various disciplines is at an all-time high. It seems to be everywhere, but one place where its potential use is of particular interest is in medicine. The prospect of drastically improved patient care or health outcomes with the implementation of Continue reading [...]

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 [...]