A diverse group of 42 leaders from across Brazil came together at Harvard this summer to learn about the latest science in early childhood development and to create plans for interventions they can implement locally.
The wide-ranging health impacts of climate change, including food insecurity, migration, war, and the spread of infectious diseases—and practical solutions to address these problems—were the focus of a half-day symposium hosted by Harvard Chan School.
For three weeks in January, 18 students from Harvard traveled to Brazil to join 18 local students for a collaborative public health field course.
Scaling up prenatal micronutrient supplementation could have population-wide benefits for the next generation.
Reduced deforestation, better management of wildlife trade and hunting, and better surveillance of zoonotic pathogens before they spill into human populations are all key strategies that could help prevent future pandemics, according to a new report.
Marcia Castro of Harvard Chan School has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Harvard T.H. Chan School researchers have helped address the unique COVID-19 burdens faced by countries around the world.
Early efforts to vaccinate elderly people in Brazil against COVID-19 appear to be preventing deaths, according to new research. The study, co-authored by Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography and chair of the Department of Global Health and…
Life expectancy in Brazil declined by approximately 1.3 years in 2020 as a result of COVID-19, reversing decades of progress in the country, according to a new study led by Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography and chair…
COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out, but variants continue to spread and public health systems around the world remain strained. Experts from across the Harvard Chan School reflect on the pandemic and what it means for the future of…