Global Health Week 2019

March 25-29, 2019

Monday, March 25

Faculty Debate: “The emphasis on clinical mental health interventions care in emergency settings is misguided”
Jackie Bhabha and Vikram Patel
Moderator: Lindsay Jaacks
1:10-1:50 PM, Building 1, Room 1208

Seminar: “Evaluating Health System Quality Improvement Programs Using Interrupted Time Series”
Health System Quality Seminar
Celestin Hategeka and Jessica Cohen
3:30-5:00 PM, Building 1, Room 1208

Global Health Movie Night: “Dirty Pretty Things”
Host: Richard Cash
5:45-8:15 PM, Building 1, Room 1208
Pizza and refreshments will be served

Tuesday, March 26
GHP Brown Bag Seminar: “Technology for scaling up mental health services: promises and challenges”
Shekhar Saxena
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Building 1, Room 1208

Seminar: “Integrating Institutional and Governance Research into Impact Evaluations of Health Programs”
Takemi Program Seminar Series
Kevin Croke
3:30 – 5:00 PM, Building 1, Room 1208

Wednesday, March 27
Seminar: “Just Google It: Quality of Information Available Online for Abortion Self-Referral”
Willows Impact Evaluation Project Seminar
Laura Dodge
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Building 1, Room 1208

Global Cohort Conference: “Reciprocal Capacity Building: A Case Study and Interactive Workshop”
Host: Chris Andersen
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM, Building 1, Room 1208
Refreshments will be served

Thursday, March 28
Workshop: “Respectful and Constructive Conversations: A Framework for Engaging Around Controversial Topics”
Hosts: Zennon Black and Louise King
12:30 – 1:30 PM, Building 1, Room 1208

6th Annual State of Global Health Symposium: “Global Health and Technology”
2:00 – 5:00 PM
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 3rd Floor Rotunda
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Global Health Reception and Digital Poster Session
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 2nd Floor Lounge
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
We have reached maximum capacity and Registration is closed.

Friday, March 29
Seminar: “How AI can make precision public health a reality- the case of saving mothers and babies in rural Northern India”
HGHI Tech & Health Seminar Series
Sema Sgaier
12:00 – 1:00 PM, Harvard Global Health Institute
42 Church St, Cambridge
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Lunch will be served