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The Georgetown Global Health Initiative serves as a university-wide platform for supporting research, teaching, and service in global health and for developing concrete solutions to the health challenges facing families and communities throughout the world.


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COVID-19 in Latin America: Putting Policy in Context Event

This event will launch a series of research briefs at the intersection of COVID-19 policy and impact in Latin America. Undergraduate and graduate student researchers working at the Center for Global Health Science and Security as well as the Center for Latin American Studies teamed up to provide…


Opportunities for Enhanced Defense, Military, and Security Sector Engagement in Global Health Security

Opportunities for Engagement in Global Health Security

Professor Ellen P. Carlin and student research assistants Mackenzie S. Moore and Emily Shambaugh (Center for Global Health Science and Security) worked with EcoHealth Alliance to identify ways in which the defense, military, and security sectors can step up global health security efforts.

COVID-19 and Economic Struggles In North Korea

Georgetown's Victor Cha spoke with Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's statements that the country is virus-free, contradicting claims by South Korean intelligence officials that North Korea attempted to steal vaccine information from drugmaker Pfizer.