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Mary Bassett named health commissioner of New York state

Mary Bassett, who joined Harvard University in August 2018 as director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center of Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard…

We’re better off with health equity

This spring, public health officials have been laser-focused on getting more Americans vaccinated against COVID-19. So why do racial disparities persist around vaccination? And once more Americans are vaccinated, how do we ensure that Black and Latino families…

Experts: Reparations could help address health inequities

With COVID-19 highlighting the health disparities between Black and white Americans, a growing number of public health experts are calling for cash reparations to address the inequities. “Cash restitution would save lives,” said Mary Bassett, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor…

A call for scientists to fight health inequity

A panel discussion focused on health disparities and the work of the Poor People’s Campaign, a nonpartisan social justice movement that mobilizes low-income people to be agents of social change.

Perspective: How Black reparations could end health disparities

Black reparations for slavery are a long-overdue approach to mitigating persistent disparities between Blacks and whites in the United States, according to a Perspective article in the New England Journal of Medicine co-authored by Harvard Chan School’s Mary…