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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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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 [...]

Harvard Global Health Institute Awards Three Harvard LEAD Fellowships for Promoting Women in Global Health

September 11, 2020

In an effort to equip and empower a diverse pool of leaders in global health, the Harvard Global Health Institute and the Women and Health Initiative at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health offer a fellowship specifically designed to strengthen leadership skills in talented individuals from low- and middle-income countries who will, in Continue reading [...]

Alleviating Time Poverty Among the Working Poor – Final Takeaways from 2019 Burke Fellow Ashley Whillans

September 9, 2020

2019 Burke Fellow, Ashley Whillans, PhD, MA an Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School, recently completed her fellowship in the Burke Global Health Fellowship program. We welcome you to read about her research project and experience below.  Ashley Whillans, September 2020  Becoming a Burke Fellow provided the Continue reading [...]

UHC is: Clean Air For All

September 7, 2020

The First Ever International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies Underscores the Environmental Link to Human Health UHC Benefits from Clean Air For the inaugural International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies on September 7, 2020, HGHI and the One by One: Target 2030 campaign is highlighting clean air as a necessity to Continue reading [...]