Greetings, all –
Please join us tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16th at 7pm for a conversation with Joanna Radin, PhD (Associate Professor of History and History of Medicine, Yale University) to discuss the colonial history of global health, and what we can learn from the past to forge a better future. See below for the Zoom link!
Also, please RSVP to email@example.com by Friday, February 19th to join us for Part 2 of the GHEDP Global Health Advocacy Writing Workshop, which will be held on Tuesday, February 23rd from 7-8:30pm!
New and Notable
- Take a look at this piece from The Atlantic about the COVID-19 response in Bhutan: “The Unlikeliest Pandemic Success Story” - https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2021/02/coronavirus-pandemic-bhutan/617976/?utm_source=atl&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=share
- Read this blog post from the PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia entitled, “What Can We Learn from Black and Brown Developing Nations’ Responses to COVID-19?” - https://policylab.chop.edu/blog/what-can-we-learn-black-brown-developing-nations-responses-covid-19
- Check out the attached Lancet commentary, entitled “Urgent needs of low-income and middle-income countries for COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics.”
- Registration is now open for the 30 free CUGH 2021 Pre-Conference Satellite Sessions! All will be held between March 1-11, 2021 – please visit https://www.cugh2021.org/satellite-sessions to review the offerings and to register.
Upcoming Local Events: February
- Tuesday, February 16th @ 5-6pm: YSM 3rd Annual Rosemarie Fisher Lectureship in Gastroenterology presents, “Counting the Costs: Our Turbulent Push Toward Equity and Antiracism in Medicine,” featuring Andrea Reid, MD, MPH (Associate Dean for Student and Multicultural Affairs & Director, Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs, Harvard Medical School). To join, please use the following Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/98399921101?pwd=WDh1cUVheXBMZm9kbDZEc29kQ29uZz09
- Tuesday, February 16th @ 7-8:30pm: GHEDP presents, “A Conversation with Dr. Joanna Radin: The Colonial History of Global Health.” This conversation will feature Joanna Radin, PhD (Associate Professor of History and History of Medicine, Yale University). To participate, please use the following link: https://zoom.us/j/91409291995
- Friday, February 19th @ 1-5pm: Yale Macmillan Center Council on African Studies presents, “Yale Africa Film Festival 2021.” For more information and to register, please visit: https://african.macmillan.yale.edu/cas-film-festival/yale-africa-film-festival-2021
- Tuesday, February 23rd @ 9-10am: Arnhold Institute for Global Health presents, “Global Population Health in the Era of COVI-19,”featuring Laura Ruhl, MD (Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine & Stephanie and Craig Brater Investigator in Global Health, Indiana University School of Medicine) and Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS (Professor & Chair, Department of Health System Design and Global Health; Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Director, The Arnhold Institute for Global Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai). To register for this webinar, please visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_y-PzmXp2Rt-faTRPrfqpQw
- Tuesday, February 23rd @ 12-1:15pm, 1:20-2pm, 4-4:45pm: Emory Global Health Institute presents, “Decolonizing Global Health Series Session 3 – Decolonizing Global Health Research Partnerships.” For more information about this webinar (or to view past sessions in the series) and to register, please visit: https://www.globalhealth.emory.edu/programs/forum-speaker-series.html
- Tuesday, February 23rd @ 7-8:30pm: GHEDP Global Health Advocacy Writing Workshop - Part 2. Please RSVP by Friday, February 19th so we can make arrangements for dinner delivery!
- Wednesday, February 24th @ 5-6:30pm: Yale Program on Biomedical Ethics presents, “Ethics and Short-term Global Health Clinical Experiences Abroad: Past, Present, and Future,” featuring Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD (Associate Professor, Center for Bioethics and Humanities & Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado). For more information and to register, please visit: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nlvNOpLsTluPw1-Gdx0sGw
- Thursday, February 25th @ 12-1pm: Yale School of Public Health Dean’s Lecture, “Pandemic Planning: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 and 25 Years of Preparedness Planning,” by Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH (Professor and Director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University Medical Center). This talk will focus on 25 years of pandemic planning that occurred prior to COVID-19, what immediate lessons can be learned from the current pandemic, the challenges of putting sufficient capabilities in place at local, national, regional and international levels and some thoughts on the role of academia for building the evidence base to support future policy decisions. Please register in advance: https://yale.zoom.us/webinar/register/ WN_X2tab2ohREqmqSWyNbynzw
Save the Date
- March 12-14, 2021 - Consortium of Universities for Global Health 12th Annual Meeting - Addressing Critical Gaps in Global Health and Development. For more information, visit: https://www.cugh2021.org
- April 8-11, 2021 - Unite for Sight 18th Annual Global Health & Innovation Conference. For more information, visit: https://www.uniteforsight.org/conference/
- Missed a great webinar? Take a look at the Physicians for Human Rights online archive of COVID-19-related webinars, and also check out the Partners in Health COVID-19 Webinar series archive
- Join the Good Society Forum: Launched in April 2020 by Emma Sky (Director, Yale World Fellows) and Nizam Uddin (Senior Head of Mosaic and Community Integration, The Prince’s Trust, and 2019 Yale World Fellow), the twice-weekly GSF Webinars digitally connect change-makers around the world, engage them on ideas about a specific challenge of the day, and inspire action to build the good society. To subscribe to the GSF mailing list, visit - https://mailchi.mp/5922abe55ef6/joingoodsocietyforum
- Yale Institute for Global Health website: https://medicine.yale.edu/yigh/ - subscribe to their newsletter and follow YIGH on Twitter and Facebook
- Global Health Journal List blog entry (http://www.globalhealthhub.org/2017/03/06/global-health-journal-list/?utm_source=Global+Health+NOW+Main+List&utm_campaign=6a34d04cc5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_03_06&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d0d062dbd-6a34d04cc5-889431) - an interesting and fairly comprehensive list of global health journals! Good for folks who are interested in thinking about what to read or where you might like to publish.
- Sign up for the Global Mental Health Program mailing list: https://medicine.yale.edu/psychiatry/globalmentalhealth/
- Link to the Macmillan Center calendar - Please visit this site for a list of upcoming events:http://calendar.yale.edu/cal/macmillan
- Subscribe to the daily “Global Health NOW” newsletter: http://www.globalhealthnow.org/subscribe.html
Wishing you a safe and healthy week!