Category Archives: Overheard

Concentrate on something very, very small

“If you want to write about big things, you have to concentrate on something very, very small and then unpack from there.” -Helen MacDonald, podcast interview with Tim Clare, “Death of 1o00 Cuts,” Season 2, Episode 38, at 1 hr. … Continue reading

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Women in Global Health: Learn, Engage, Advance, Disrupt

Read about four amazing women leaders in global health, recently named the inaugural 2019 Jane Jie Sun cohort of the Women in Global Health LEAD Fellowship at Harvard University. The group includes the founder of a non-profit tackling HIV/AIDS in … Continue reading

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“But nobody noticed when the albatross had disappeared”*

Apropos of not much else on this blog: I’ve had a warm spot for the albatross ever since, one very special summer in college, living a short train ride from Geneva in Switzerland, the children in my apartment generously let … Continue reading

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New Review: Public health of crowded religious (and sports) events

New in today’s Lancet: read more

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Get a Witness without Buying the Book

Want to enjoy a baker’s dozen of fascinating stories about “peacemakers, community builders, and agitators for faith and justice” without forking over cash for another book? Visit the podcast and download thirteen free full-length interviews with each of the contributing … Continue reading

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Thy will knows no end in me.

“I thought that my voyage had come to its end at the last limit of my power – that the path before me was closed, that provisions were exhausted and the time come to take refuge in silent obscurity. But … Continue reading

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Webcast on Religion & Public Health Partnerships! April 3, 2019

Free webcast on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 to celebrate and discuss the March 2019 American Journal of Public Health special section on “Faith-based organizations and Public Health Practice.”  The  webcast,”Finding Common Ground:  Partnerships  in  Religion  and Public Health,” will be … Continue reading

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