WHO announces that its Cultural Contexts of Health and Well-being (CCH) project will be rolled out in the United States, being led by Dr. Ted Fischer at Vanderbilt University.
A $600,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will fund a three-year project with the World Health Organization to develop a new model for health care that incorporates the consideration of cultural attitudes and practices that affect health in the United States
This piece discusses the factors that result in higher COVID-19 fatality rates for men. The CCH Team’s own Dr. Derek Griffith is quoted.
Vulnerability assessments being conducted Uganda before and during the start of the pandemic may be the only reliable real-time information we have of how a community conceptualized and responded to the COVID-19 crisis. This has illustrated importance of assessing vulnerability prior to a disaster’s onset. Read the full article by Dr. David Napier and Dr. Ted Fischer.
- COVID vaccine hesitancy threatens push to end pandemic…- Democrat and Chronicle
- This Democrat and Chronicle article discusses the issues challenges to ending COVID that have arisen as a result of widespread vaccine hesitancy. The CCH Team’s own Dr. T.S. Harvey is quoted
- Safety is Fatal – Aeon
- In this piece, David Napier shows the downsides on insular ‘safety’ and why embracing diversity can make communities more resilience