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HIV and COVID-19 – When Pandemics Collide

Against the backdrop of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, ICAP and the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health commemorated World AIDS Day 2021 with an event that considered the status of the two pandemics, lessons learned from the global HIV response that can inform the COVID-19 response, and how COVID-19 has impacted HIV programs. The webinar [more…]

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Accelerating Digital Health Solutions to Deliver UHC Post COVID Webinar

COVID-19 has forced global health systems to adapt to rapidly evolving contexts, employ new methods of service delivery, and rely on new collaborative partnerships across sectors. In many parts of the world, this crisis has accelerated the digital transformation and provided digital solutions which can be taken forward to build back better, strengthen health systems [more…]

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COVID Behaviors Dashboard

The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) COVID Behaviors dashboard presents data from a global survey of knowledge, attitudes and practices around COVID-19, the COVID-19 Trends and Impact Survey (CTIS), launched by Facebook with the Delphi Group at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Maryland Social Data Science Center. Insights and analyses on [more…]

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Boosting immunization reach through private sector engagement

Immunization is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions available, saving millions of lives every year, according to the World Health Organization. The private sector plays a critical role in ensuring efficient vaccine roll-out in many MOMENTUM partner countries, helping to curb the spread of preventable infectious diseases and keep communities and countries healthy. [more…]

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Global Health Compassion Rounds Webinars

The Global Health Compassion Rounds are a quarterly gathering of a global community to share experiences, challenge ideas, and spark thinking on compassion in global health hosted by The Task Force for Global Health. We explore the role of compassion in health systems, programs, and service delivery. Each webinar centers on a specific theme that [more…]

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The BMJ Podcast

The BMJ, in partnership with The Harvard Global Health Institute, has launched a collection of articles exploring how to achieve effective universal health coverage (UHC). The collection highlights the importance of quality in UHC, potential finance models, how best to incentivise stakeholders, and some of the barriers to true UHC. Here are some of our [more…]

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Vira, the Vax Chatbox
VIRA Vax chat

COVID-19 vaccination is lagging in young adults nationally. Vira, the Vax Chatbot is designed to support and meet young people where they are with simple answers to common COVID-19 vaccine questions. Vira is adaptive, learning by listening to your questions and feedback to help scientists respond to emerging questions. Vira was developed by the International [more…]

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Immunization Resources for Community Gatekeepers of Health Information

Misinformation and disinformation can have catastrophic consequences to public health. Immunization Advocates’ Health Workers Resource Hub on Vaccines and Immunization has a list of resources and tools to increase health worker communication and advocacy skills, including a fundamentals course on vaccines and immunization and an educational slide kit on countering vaccine misinformation. The hub is [more…]

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Public Health on Call Podcast

Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health presents a podcast with evidence and experts to help listeners understand today’s public health news. Start listening to the podcast below: Episode 316 – Nepal’s Growing COVID-19 Crisis Nepal is suffering from a growing humanitarian crisis. Less than 4% of the country is vaccinated, test positivity rates [more…]

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Lessons Learned from Past Outbreaks – Bridging Interdisciplinary Insights to Strengthen COVID-19 Vaccination Acceptance and Demand

This webinar features a panel of global, interdisciplinary experts, including applied anthropologists and global health practitioners, to discuss lessons learned from past infectious disease responses. Expert panelists reflect on how past responses can inform efforts to strengthen global COVID-19 vaccination acceptance, with Q&A and discussion. This expert panel discusses the structural and systemic factors historically [more…]

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