CIGH in the News

CIGH Director Dr. Charles Holmes on COVID vaccines, variants, and mask-wearing

Listen to Dr. Holmes on the Times Radio discussing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new study about double-masking. The full audio can be found here.

High variability in the measurement of HIV primary prevention activities and outcomes: the need for consensus in global HIV prevention indicators

Read CIGH Director Dr. Charles Holmes and Senior Programs Manager Anna Carter’s recently published article in the Journal of the International AIDS Society discussing the need to refocus attention on achieving greater consensus on a global measurement framework for HIV prevention. Read the full article here.

CIGH Affiliates Dr. Rebecca Katz and Dr. Eric Goosby appointed as advisors to President-Elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 task force

On Monday, November 9, President-Elect Biden announced the 13 members of his coronavirus task force, with two Georgetown CIGH Affiliates among their ranks. Read more about their work here.

How Lessons from Global Health Can Improve Health And The Response To COVID-19 In The US

Dr. Charles Holmes and CIGH affiliate Dr. Eric Goosby discuss with Health Affairs how lessons from global health can improve health and the response to COVID-19 in the United States.

Proposed withdrawal from WHO is ‘deadly and wrong’

CIGH Director, Dr. Charles Holmes, was featured in an Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) press briefing, and articles in Bloomberg Law and other outlets, on President Trump’s decision to halt funding to the World Health Organization.

Foreign Policy of America “Must Read!”

Foreign Policy article “It’s Time to Help Africa Fight the Virus” by Dr. Charles Holmes, former Deputy US Global AIDS Coordinator; Anthony Lake, former U.S. national security advisor and executive director of UNICEF; and Witney Schneidman, senior advisor for Africa at Covington & Burling LLP is a Foreign Policy for America “Must Read”!

Dr. Holmes Discusses Zambia’s Struggle to Secure Coronavirus Supplies With the New York Times

Dr. Charles Holmes was featured in the New York Times article by Jane Bradley, In Scramble for Coronavirus Supplies, Rich Countries Push Poor Aside.

A Global Imperative for Local Support

Dr. Charles Holmes writes in the Council on Foreign Relations Think Global Health: “A Global Imperative for Local Support: The novel coronavirus pandemic raises the stakes for strengthening local partners and capacity to deliver health care”.

Africa is Not Starting from Scratch on COVID-19

Georgetown’s Dr. Charles Holmes, Matthew Boyce and Dr. Rebecca Katz write in the Council on Foreign Relations Think Global Health: “Africa is not Starting from Scratch on COVID-19: Success against coronavirus will require national leadership, engaged local responders, and strong cooperation with NGOs”.

Accelerating Universal Health Coverage

Dr. Charles Holmes joined the Prince Mahidol Awards Conference in Bangkok to advance discussions on accelerating “convergence” between disease specific responses and UHC in order to achieve better health outcomes and sustainability.

It’s Time to Protect the U.S. and the World Against Global Pandemics

Dr. Charles Holmes wrote in the HillIt’s time to protect the US and the world against global pandemics.