March 14, 2013 -- Peter Piot’s “aha moment” came in 1983. That was when he saw firsthand, in a hospital in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo), the devastating effects of a newly discovered virus that attacked people’s immune systems—AIDS. One…
In the years since a 2011 study found that early treatment with antiretroviral drugs could reduce HIV transmission between couples in which one partner has the virus and the other does not, “Treatment as Prevention” (TasP) has become a major focus for…
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