Conference Overview: The Africa Health Conference at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is an annual event bringing together experts, researchers, practitioners, and students worldwide to discuss and explore … Continue reading "2024 Africa Health Conference"
Harvard on the Move is a university-wide initiative that promotes various forms of physical activity in an effort to promote holistic wellbeing across the Harvard community. This Spring semester, there will be meetups for folks to run or walk together on Tuesdays at 6pm (Vanderbilt Hall) and Saturday at 9am (Gordon Hall steps). Come join us! … Continue reading "Saturday Morning Run/Walk Meetup"
The Palestine Program for Health and Human Rights, a partnership between the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and the Institute for Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, is hosting our three-week intensive summer course designed to introduce students to the social, structural, political, and historical aspects that determine Palestinian … Continue reading "Call for Applications: Palestine Social Medicine Course"
The stakes are high in health care. The ability to negotiate and manage conflict is crucial to guiding your organization. As the health care landscape continues to change, the need for effective leadership and communication skills for managerial stakeholders continues to be pivotal. This online program is designed to build on your leadership and management … Continue reading "Deadline for Application – Exec. Ed Online: Conflict, Feedback, and Negotiation in Health Care"
Abstract: This global survey from July 2022 to June 2023 explores individual attitudes toward COVID-19 vaccination. While no present bias is evident, there's substantial cross-country variation in discount rates. Hesitant respondents show higher discount rates than vaccinated individuals, who, in turn, have higher rates than refusers. The relationship between discounting and vaccination choice varies among … Continue reading "CHDS Seminar with Arthur Attema: “Time Preferences and COVID-19 Vaccination Hesitancy”"
Red Cross blood drive hosted by the HMS Departments of Genetics, Immunology, and Microbiology. Why we donate: The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood … Continue reading "Red Cross Blood Drive"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUZw-jg5SiE The air we breathe has a direct impact on our brain. Mounting evidence links air pollution exposure to increased risk for cognitive decline and neurodegenerative conditions, including Alzheimer’s and … Continue reading "How air pollution impacts our brains"