A collection of webinars featuring the knowledge and resources of Build Health International and our partners.

April 3, 2020

Massachusetts General Hospital’s Durant Technical Panel on COVID-19 series addresses the unique challenges of those responding to the novel coronavirus pandemic working in low-resource settings. This session addressed response efforts and strategies from the Middle East.

> Tara B. Reshid, MD, Governing Board Member of Iraqi Red Crescent Society
> Yaroup Ajlouni, MD, President & CEO at Jordan Health Aid Society International
> Aryiana Jawad, MD, Minister of Health Education, Kurdistan
> Amir Mohareb, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Infectious Diseases

 

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April 3, 2020

BHI’s CEO & Co-Founder Dr. David Walton joins Alex Knapp, Senior Editor at Forbes​ for Episode 3 of their Ask the Expert series on COVID-19. David answers questions from Alex and the audience on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on health systems in the and across the globe.


 

March 27, 2020

Massachusetts General Hospital’s Durant Technical Panel on COVID-19 series addresses the unique challenges of those responding to the novel coronavirus pandemic working in low-resource settings. This session addressed the role of community health workers in COVID-19 response efforts, and responses for migrant and refugee populations.

> Rajesh Panjabi, MD, MPH, CEO of Last Mile Health
> Andrea Leiner, MSN, FNP-BC, Director of Strategic Plans at Global Response Management
> David Walton, MD, MPH, Co-founder & CEO of Build Health International
> Vanessa Kerry, MD, CEO at Seed Global Health
> Louise Ivers, MD, MPH (moderator), Executive Director of MGH’s Center for Global Health

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March 20, 2020

Massachusetts General Hospital’s Durant Technical Panel on COVID-19 series addresses the unique challenges of those responding to the novel coronavirus pandemic working in low-resource settings. This session addressed updates on the science, PPE management, triaging, nursing, and more.

> David Walton, MD, MPH, Co-founder & CEO of Build Health International
> Fortune Atwine, RN, PhD, MUST Head of Nursing Department (Mbarara, Uganda)
> Louise Ivers, MD, MPH (moderator), Executive Director, MGH’s Center for Global Health

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March 19, 2020

The Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Medicine, in partnership with the Ragon Institute, is convening a series of academic lectures on the impact of and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The second Medical Grand Rounds lecture related to COVID-19 focused on the global effects of the pandemic, with particular attention to inequalities in its impact and response.

> Louise Ivers, MD, MPH – Overview & Moderator
> David Walton, MD, MPH – Pragmatic Approaches to Cohorting Patients in Resource-limited Settings
> Inobert Pierre, MD – A View from Southern Haiti
> Quarraisha Abdool Karim, PhD – COVID-19 in South Africa
> Paul Farmer, MD, PhD – Human Responses to the COVID-19 Outbreak

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March 13, 2020

Massachusetts General Hospital’s Durant Technical Panel on COVID-19 series addresses the unique challenges of those responding to the novel coronavirus pandemic working in low-resource settings. This session brought together experts in global health and emergency response with those in the field in an effort to exchange ideas and solutions in response to the global outbreak.

> Larry Ronan, MD, Director of the Durant Fellowship in Refugee Medicine
> David Walton, MD, MPH, Co-founder & CEO of Build Health International
> Vanessa Kerry, MD, CEO, Seed Global Health
> Peggy Lai, MD, Pulmonary and Critical Care
> Ralph Ternier, MD, MSc, Zanmi Lasante
> Maxi Raymonville, MD, MSc, Executive Director of Mirebalais University Hospital (Haiti)
> Louise Ivers, MD, MPH (moderator), Executive Director of MGH’s Center for Global Health

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