Initiatives

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Albert Pick Hall, home of UMIA
The institute dedicates an important portion on its incubating efforts to advance research on issues influencing the Americas in the 21st Century. Themes addressed include hemispheric health, gender and social development, social justice, migration, arts and humanities, and economic policy.
Current areas of focus, championed by our faculty research fellows, are Hemispheric Health, Climate and the Environment, Migration, and Peace, Justice, and Accountable Institutions. 
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Latin America COVID-19 Public Policy Tracker

Additional countries will be added to the site as the project evolves and data is collected and analyzed
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Lancet Commission on Gender-based Violence and Maltreatment of Young People

Felicia M. Knaul, director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, will lead a new Lancet Commission that will examine gender-based violence and maltreatment of young people.

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Alleviating the access abyss in palliative care and pain relief—an imperative of universal health coverage

A focus on access to health care for all, specifically in the the region.



Led by Dr. Sallie Hughes, Senior Faculty Research lead