In the News Archives

A call to end visa discrimination

Last year, there were several high-profile instances of health professionals from Africa being denied visas to enter countries that were hosting global health conferences they’d been invited to. In response, there have been increasing calls to hold the conferences in low- and middle-income nations instead of in high-income ones.

Dispelling nutrition myths

Ten experts recently told the New York Times which false ideas about nutrition they would like to dispel. One of those experts—Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Sara Bleich—said that she’d like to dispel the myth that “Fresh fruits and vegetables are always healthier than canned, frozen or dried varieties.”