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Ministerial Leadership in Health Program launches

November 22, 2011 -- Dean Julio Frenk, together with South African Deputy President the Hon. Kgalema Motlanthe, launched the new Ministerial Leadership in Health Program at a high-profile event in Pretoria, South Africa, on November 4, 2011, attended by current and former…

Former CDC director talks leadership with HSPH students

November 2, 2011 -- Always have a goal and know where you are headed, Julie Gerberding, former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), told Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) students October 27, 2011. She shared leadership tips…

New leadership offerings give HSPH students hands-on practice

January 4, 2012 -- It’s one thing to understand the public health implications of scientific evidence. It’s quite another to use that information to successfully implement real public health improvements. The challenge of leaping from theory to practice has prompted the creation…

Motivating Latinos, others, to consider careers in public health

June 18, 2012 -- Listening to Ernesto Mejia talk about his background—growing up as the son of immigrants, dropping out of college, eventually becoming a college dean, then a motivational speaker—the students at East Boston High were mesmerized. Mejia’s May 30, 2012…

Health ministry teams gather in South Africa for regional workshop

November 27, 2012 -- In Rwanda, health officials would like to reduce childhood stunting. In Zambia, there’s an interest in improving the quality of service in provincial hospitals. Other African nations hope for further reductions in maternal and neonatal mortality. These were…