Topic: health disparities

Unequal access

Doctoral student studies social disparities and health May 28, 2013 -- Conducting research projects among mothers and infants in Brazil in the mid-2000s, Paola Gilsanz got to see firsthand the effects of health inequalities. She saw that, all too often, good health…

HSPH efforts in Africa helped lead to decade of success against AIDS

Government-funded program known as PEPFAR allowed School to scale up efforts February 11, 2013 -- The largest public health initiative in history dedicated to a single disease was announced unexpectedly during President George W. Bush’s State of the Union address in 2003:…

Why Public Health? Nayana Vootakuru

April 2011 -- In our new series "Why Public Health?" we ask Harvard School of Public Health students to talk about why they chose to enter the field. Above, Nayana Vootakuru, an MPH candidate and physician from Australia, speaks of her desire…

Advice to the next president: 7 ways to fight health inequities

For immediate release: June 18, 2008 Boston, MA- In a series of opinion pieces and two-minute videos, seven Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) faculty offer "Advice to the Next President: 7 Ways to Fight Health Inequities." The series is published in…