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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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Nursing Homes and Prisons Share Similar COVID Risks, but Don’t Share the Same Vaccine Prioritization

March 11, 2021

Comparing prisons to nursing homes may feel like comparing apples and oranges, but the current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed their disconcerting similarities. Both the settings have been hotbeds for the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the country (data here & here). Prisons and nursing homes share similar features: they are crowded, congregate living facilities with high Continue reading [...]

HGHI Burke Global Health Fellowship 2021 | Application OPEN

January 15, 2021

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 serves as a career catalyst, coming Continue reading [...]

Multi-media Teaching in Global Health and Social Medicine – Final Takeaways from 2018 Burke Fellow Daniel Palazuelos

December 2, 2020

Daniel Palazuelos, MD, MPH, is a global health implementer-educator who holds positions at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Partners In Health (PIH). In 2018, he was awarded a curriculum development grant through the Burke Global Health Fellowship. We invite you to read about his educational project and experience below.  Dan Palazuelos, November Continue reading [...]

GMH@Harvard: Genes, Equity, and the Biggest Neuropsychiatric Genetics Study in Africa

November 30, 2020

Over the next few weeks, GMH@Harvard will be featuring a five-part series on the largest mental health genetics study in Africa and the project’s corresponding training initiatives. The study and training efforts are a collaboration between scientists in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, and Boston at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Broad Institute. The series explores issues of equity, ethics, building the next generation of psychiatric geneticists, and what it takes to recruit more than 35,000 people. See the first video installation below: Continue reading [...]

COVID-19 Testing Communications and Community Engagement Toolkit

November 20, 2020

Harvard Global Health Institute, Brown University School of Public Health and The Rockefeller Foundation launched a new resource for cities, states and community partners. This evidence-based, free Toolkit helps educate about the importance of Covid-19 testing and aims to increase participation in asymptomatic testing.   To combat the rapid increases in Covid-19 infections and bring the Continue reading [...]