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Strong health systems fundamental to health of nations

There is no one-size-fits-all health system that will work for every country, according to Rifat Atun, professor of global health systems at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. What’s most important, he said, is that a system…

Brazil’s ‘fragile’ health care gains threatened

Progress made by Brazil’s unified health system, Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS), over the past three decades is in danger of being reversed because of recent austerity measures and new policies of the Brazilian government, according to a…

Nearly half of childhood cancers worldwide undiagnosed

For immediate release: February 26, 2019 Boston, MA – Nearly half of all childhood cancers are not being diagnosed globally, according to a new modeling study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study found that,…

Could artificial intelligence transform health systems?

November 13, 2018 – In an October 22, 2018 article in the Journal of Global Health, Rifat Atun, professor of global health systems at Harvard Chan School, and co-authors write that machine learning—a field of artificial intelligence in…

Symposium focuses on aging and health

April 5, 2018 – As the world’s population ages, driven by declines in both birth and death rates in many countries, older people’s ability to continue to do things that matter to them—rather than merely being free of…