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Tackling the asthma-obesity link in Boston communities

Inspired by concerns expressed by residents of Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood—where rates of both asthma and obesity are high—researchers from the Community Outreach and Engagement Core of the Harvard NIEHS-Center for Environmental Health (COEC) organized a workshop to discuss asthma and obesity prevention and care.

Prioritizing budgets for social impact

Finance and economic development ministers from nations in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia recently gathered at Harvard for an intensive four-day program focused on ways that they can use their positions to accomplish policy and investment goals in human development.