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Public housing, private vice

[Fall 2010] Should smoking be banned in people’s homes? Smoking is banned in the common areas of Yelena Lantsman’s home, a public-housing high-rise for…

Students doing field work on Idjwi island, from left: Marika Shioiri-Clark, Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD); Sunkyo Im, Harvard Kennedy School; Jacques Sebisaho, founder of Amani Global Works; Daniel Sullivan, GSD; two staff members from Monvu Hospital in Idjwi; and Shu-Chuan Tseng, MPH ’10

Idjwi island: Oasis of change

[Fall 2010] On Africa’s long-forsaken Idjwi island, HSPH students are building a health care system from the ground up. Lake Kivu sits between Rwanda…

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A women and health agenda: It’s time

[ Spring/Summer 2010 ] by Julio Frenk, Dean, Harvard School of Public Health In today’s global health agenda, women’s experiences—from birth to death and in all their…

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When infection won’t quit

[ Spring/Summer 2010 ] TB, AIDS, and malaria are finding new ways to resist treatment Recent headlines paint an insidious trend in infectious disease. In San…

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From patient to public health leader

[ Spring/Summer 2010 ] Indian Health Services Director Yvette Roubideaux is on a quest to improve American Indian health. As a child in Rapid City, South…

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Women, welfare & human rights

[ Spring/Summer 2010 ] HSPH student examines government policies and social forces that affect the sexual and reproductive health of women. Should poor women on welfare…