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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, Children, and Caregiver Loss Event

The global response to COVID-19 has focused on prevention, detection, and response. In addition to significant concerns related to morbidity and mortality, the pandemic has had profound secondary impacts. A grave concern is the loss of caregivers, with current estimates that more than 5 million…


The World Is Unprepared for the Next Pandemic, Report Says

Rebecca Katz (Georgetown Center for Global Health Science and Security) was quoted in a New York Times article, where she expressed that the world is not prepared for another pandemic because we haven’t yet had the chance to engage in “longer-term, strategic-capacity building.”