Sites of Note

Harvard Initiative for Global Health – Harvard’s Initiative for Global Health seeks to create a new generation of leaders, and develop new and innovative solutions to the vital problems of global health. This university-wide effort will bridge the gap from basic to applied life sciences, including social, economic, political and ethical issues that influence global health. Current boundaries between disciplines, sectors, institutions and geographic locations must be crossed to enable a meaningful response to these grand challenges.


Burden of Disease Unit – The Burden of Disease Unit seeks to design, test, and implement methodologies that will aid in the effective allocation of health resources. To achieve this end, the Unit has collaborative projects with the World Health Organization, the World Bank, and several countries and states.


Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies – The mission of the Center is to lead cross-disciplinary research on critical issues of population, health, and development.