From Seattle to Kinshasa: VillageReach Tailors COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Efforts

One of the strengths of the Global Mass Vaccination Site Collaborative has been the presentations by organizations and individuals from all over the world about their approaches to setting up and running COVID-19 vaccination sites. On Nov. 19 and Dec. 17, 2021, VillageReach, whose mission is to transform health care delivery to reach everyone, shared… Continue reading From Seattle to Kinshasa: VillageReach Tailors COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Efforts

Supporting the Mental Health of Those on the COVID-19 Frontlines

The communication to Ariadne Labs from Nobhojit Roy, Chief of Surgery at BARC Hospital in Mumbai, India, was blunt and heartbreaking:  What would really benefit us is how to cope with burnout and fatigue for my frontline COVID warriors. They have been at it for days on end. Senior critical care physicians who have spent… Continue reading Supporting the Mental Health of Those on the COVID-19 Frontlines

Johanna Brait

Johanna Brait is an intern at Ariadne Labs working with the Global Mass Vaccination Site Collaborative. Johanna is a senior at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, where she is pursuing a degree in Spanish and health studies and co-hosts a weekly talk and entertainment radio broadcast on WCHC 88.1 FM. She has volunteered with… Continue reading Johanna Brait

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