August 19, 2014 — When she was running for a seat in Japan’s house of representatives, Mayuko Toyota, SM ’02, one day found herself standing in the rain on crutches, giving a speech at a common venue for politicking in that country:…
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined current pandemic preparedness in the face of MERS and H7N9.
[FORUM VIDEO] The event examined the intersection between global health architecture and human development across the spheres of health and education.
[FORUM VIDEO] Investing resources in the health and well-being of women benefits societies in multiple ways. Recent years have witnessed the global development community focused increasingly on advanc
[FORUM VIDEO] In June 2012, a group of Ministers and Secretaries of Health from around the world gathered at Harvard University to participate in the inaugural Ministerial Health Leaders' Forum. On Ju
[FORUM VIDEO] Philanthropist Ted Turner and Dean Julio Frenk discussed how to drive global health, using the framework of the UN's Millennium Development Goals.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event explored the landmark "Cost of Inaction" initiative launched by the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights at HSPH. The project responds to hi
[FORUM VIDEO] Research suggests that educating girls and women safeguards their well-being, ensures healthy future generations, alleviates poverty, and boosts GDP. Yet alarming discrepancies persist b
[FORUM VIDEO] Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), spoke at HSPH about global health and promoting sustainable development.
July 2014 -- Jessica Cohen, assistant professor of global health, sought an answer to the following: Would malaria-protecting mosquito nets gain wider usage if they were given away for free? Or would they be valued and used more if there was a…