Boston University School of Public Health
Department of Global Health 

Announcements

CE Draft #3 Due tomorrow Friday December 2nd
For those legacy GH Concentrators completing the CE requirement in Fall 2016. More information can be found on the GH Blast. Any questions contact Joe Anzalone 

Students of Color for Public Health & Activist Lab - Barkley Housing Development Holiday Party
Help them make this holiday party on December 14th from 6:00-8:00pm a great one by donating! For more information contact: Mun Pan Aung
Three ways you can donate: 

- Make a cash donation to the GoFundMe campaign: Toys for Barkley Apartments
- Donate a $25 gift card (to be given to a Barkley teenager) to Talbot 231E by Dec. 12
- Volunteer at the wrapping event, at a pre-party setup, or at the party itself 

Wanted: Humanitarian Leaders… with a Dose of Humility
Article from Global Health Now: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Thanks for the tip Jen Beard!

A number of GH faculty had publications that came out in November, check them out here! 

In honor of commemorating World AIDS Day: 
WHO issues new guidance on HIV self-testing ahead of World AIDS Day
AIDS and Child Welfare in Jamaica: An Extraordinary Dilemma - Global Health Now

For This World AIDS Day, Hope is High - VOA

Interested in becoming more involved with HIV/AIDS work in our own Department? Check out HE2RO!
The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) a collaboration between CGHD and the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg provides a base for the center’s research on the economics and epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis prevention, care, and treatment in South Africa. 

From HE2RO and NHLS:
TOWARDS 90-90-90: HOW CLOSE IS SOUTH AFRICA TO REACHING THE UNAIDS HIV TREATMENT TARGETS?  
This policy report summarizes recent analyses of the National Health Laboratory Service database that allow national-scale evaluation of progress in South Africa's HIV care and treatment program.

Upcoming Events 

Honoring World AIDs Day with Women Across the World in Mind
Thursday, December 1st, 5:00 - 6:00pm CT460
Join the Sex, Sexuality & Gender and Maternal & Child Health Certificates to watch the documentary Diamonds about women living with HIV in Southeast Asia. Dr. Lisa Messersmith from GH will lead the discussion following. Light dinner will be served. 

The Impact of Government and Policy on Healthcare – BYHP Healthcare Conference
Saturday, December 3, 2016 9:00am-5:00pm 1 Memorial Drive Cambridge

BUSPH students may register with a 40% discount code: BUSPH2017BYHP


Tuesday, December 6th, 5:00-6:00pm CT386
RSVP for a food head count! 

Wednesday, December 7th, 1:00-2:00pm CT305
Come hear guest speaker and current MPH student Liz Doyle, Return Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) Cameroon '13-'15 share her experience of working in international development work in Cameroon.  

Thursday, December 8th, 4:30-6:30pm Heibert Lounge

Juliana Restivo  | Events & Communications, Department of Global Health
801 Massachusetts Ave. 371A Boston MA 02118
617-414-1258 | jrestivo@bu.edu
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