Virtual Symposium

Global Health Symposium: Lessons From Abroad on American Health

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
A photo displaying the Swisscovid contact tracing application of Switzerland.

The 2021 Global Health Symposium on Lessons From Abroad on American Health discussed how practices from other countries can be applied to current critical health crises in the United States and provide a framework for analysis to help strengthen health systems and guide public health investment strategies. 

The Global Health Symposium, in partnership with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is made possible through the generous support of Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Session I: Lessons From Abroad on Mental Health and Addiction
Session II: Global to Local–A Potential Pathway to Improve American Health in Future Pandemics

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