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From research to policy: advocating for Brain Health

Virtual

This is an open session for policy makers, academics and clinicians organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Neurology & COVID-19 Global Forum and The Global Health Network. The time to address the global burden of neurological diseases is now. With ample data and the landmark WHO's Intersectoral Global Action Plan, engaging policymakers is imperative. … Continue reading "From research to policy: advocating for Brain Health"

A Looming Famine: Starvation in Gaza

Virtual

Join the Palestine Program for Health and Human Rights for a conversation about the starvation of civilians in the Gaza Strip. According to the Human Rights Watch, Israeli forces are deliberately blocking the delivery of water, food, and fuel, and using starvation of civilians as a method of warfare in Gaza which is a war crime … Continue reading "A Looming Famine: Starvation in Gaza"

2024 Harvard President’s Innovation Challenge Awards Ceremony

Virtual In Person

The President’s Innovation Challenge celebrates alumni and student founders from all 13 Harvard schools who are turning ideas into impact. On May 1, 25 finalists will pitch their ventures to a live audience in Klarman Hall and to a global audience online. See who will win a share of $515,000 for their venture, courtesy of … Continue reading "2024 Harvard President’s Innovation Challenge Awards Ceremony"

Anti-Black Racism and Transphobia in Sports and Fitness

Virtual In Person

Join us for a panel discussion with powerful guest speakers Justice Roe Williams, Ilya Parker, and Dr. Roc Rochon, followed by a Q&A. With the Olympics approaching, it is a crucial time to reflect on what types of bodies are welcome to participate in sports vs. those that are not, how structural barriers and discrimination shape … Continue reading "Anti-Black Racism and Transphobia in Sports and Fitness"

It Takes a Village: A Pilot Study Encouraging Women to Use Maternal Care through Community Involvement

Virtual In Person

Join the Department of Global Health and Population for our weekly Thursday Brown Bag Series. On May 2, Aleksandra Jakubowski, PhD, will present “It Takes a Village: A Pilot Study Encouraging Women to Use Maternal Care through Community Involvement.” Aleksandra Jakubowski is Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences and the Department of Economics … Continue reading "It Takes a Village: A Pilot Study Encouraging Women to Use Maternal Care through Community Involvement"