Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH With the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, a massive humanitarian crisis threatens millions of lives. Droves of people have already fled … Continue reading "Ukraine: The Humanitarian Catastrophe"
When economist Dana Peterson set out to quantify the economic toll of racism against Black Americans, she came up with an estimate of $16 trillion — over just the past … Continue reading "The high cost of racism: Inequality, the economy, and public health"
For many children, the day-to-day realities of pandemic life—virtual school, social distancing, screen time, and stress—have added up to steep weight gain. The number of children diagnosed with overweight or … Continue reading "Childhood obesity: Science and solutions"
The COVID pandemic underscored deep inequities and painful failures, of the global health system. Development aid sent from wealthy nations saves lives across the developing world but perpetuates dependency and … Continue reading "Power Dynamics and Global Health: Can the South Lead for a Change?"
Join us for a timely and thoughtful discussion with Boston Children’s CEO Kevin Churchwell, nationally recognized as a champion for pediatric health equity. With its recent launch of the Fenwick Institute, Boston … Continue reading "Kids & Health Equity: A Conversation with Kevin Churchwell, CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital"
Leana Wen likes to say: “Public health saved your life today. You just don’t know it.” Join the conversation as she describes her experience on the frontlines of this critical—and … Continue reading "Perspectives from the Frontline of the Fight for Public Health: A Live Q&A with Leana Wen"
Live Online Q&A with William Hanage, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The Omicron surge is driving COVID-19 infections to historic highs, with more new … Continue reading "Combatting the Omicron Surge: Latest Updates"
Live Online Q&A with Ana Langer, Professor of the Practice of Public Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH Register … Continue reading "COVID-19, Women and Health: Global Impacts"
The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites you to join the discussion. Live Online Q&A with Stephen Kissler, Research Fellow, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public … Continue reading "Omicron, Vaccines And Holiday Travel: Latest Updates"
The conservative case for investment in public health: A fireside chat and live Q&A with former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb
Since the pandemic began, at least 32 states have weakened government authority to protect public health. Hundreds of local and state public health leaders have resigned, retired, or been fired. … Continue reading "The conservative case for investment in public health: A fireside chat and live Q&A with former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb"