STI rates are surging across the U.S. — and public health departments are struggling to keep up. Our experts will explain what these rising rates mean for sexual, reproductive, and … Continue reading "The STI surge: Combatting America’s sexual health crisis"
The number of people experiencing homelessness has been rising steadily in the U.S., to nearly 600,000 last year. Adrianne Todman, deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, … Continue reading "America’s housing crisis: Policy levers to drive change"
After nearly 30 years in public service, Lori Lightfoot was elected mayor of Chicago in 2019, becoming the first Black woman and openly gay person to hold the office. A … Continue reading "Leadership through crisis: A conversation with former Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot"
The Studio at HSPH is thrilled to invite you to our open house! Join us August 29 at 1pm in the 10th floor Studio space to discover the world-class programming … Continue reading "Studio Open House"
Presented jointly with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Center for Health Communication American men are far less likely than women to receive mental health treatment. One factor: … Continue reading "Ending the stigma: Empowering men to prioritize mental health"
Transgender health care is under attack. Numerous states have passed or are considering bans and limitations on gender-affirming care for youth—and in some cases, for adults. The bans have put … Continue reading "The fight for gender-affirming health care"
How Costa Rica became a global leader on climate and health: A Q&A with President Carlos Alvarado Quesada
Presented jointly with Harvard Public Health magazine Costa Rica offers a remarkable number of public health lessons to the world—from an historic national decarbonization plan and smart investments in renewable … Continue reading "How Costa Rica became a global leader on climate and health: A Q&A with President Carlos Alvarado Quesada"
Presented jointly with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative The ruthless drivers of climate change, armed conflict, and natural disasters have sparked wave after wave of humanitarian crises — and at times, … Continue reading "Reporting on humanitarian crises: A new approach to global storytelling"
Mayors are on the front line of many public health issues, from climate change to homelessness to racial and economic inequalities, gun violence and crime. The job requires a distinct … Continue reading "City leadership through a public health lens"
For millennia, animal companions have comforted, entertained, and delighted us — and now, we increasingly understand how they affect our physical and mental well-being. To celebrate National Pet Day, we’re … Continue reading "The power of pets: How animals affect human health"