All articles related to "Health Systems and Policy":

At HUBweek, experts focus on global health threats

October 8, 2015 — The roots of the current Syrian crisis may be found in the massive drought that afflicted the country between 2006 and 2009 and precipitated a migration of more than 1 million people from rural…

Students, faculty take action on unsafe dietary supplements

October 8, 2015 — Massachusetts may become the first state to regulate sales of dietary supplements marketed as weight-loss and muscle-building aids, thanks to a bill promoted by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. These…

Summit brings together U.S., China health leaders

October 6, 2015 — Public health practitioners, policy makers, and industry representatives from China and the U.S. gathered September 28–29, 2015, to share experiences and ideas around health system reform. The 5th U.S.–China Summit, hosted by Harvard T.H.…

Cervical cancer screening practices inefficient, costly

Current cervical cancer screening practices are inefficient and not cost-effective, according to a new study led by a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researcher. Some women are tested too often, while others are underscreened, and follow-up…

Building resilient and sustainable health systems

How can health systems be strengthened in a post-Ebola world? An event facilitated by Atul Gawande, professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management and executive director of Ariadne Labs will address that question in a live…

How would Republicans change the ACA?

Given that many Republicans have expressed their displeasure with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), what might they do instead if they were to take control of the White House and both branches of Congress in 2017?

Making Boston streets safer for bicyclists

More than painted bike lanes are needed to keep bicyclists safe on Boston’s busy streets, a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researcher said September 14, 2015 at a Boston City Council public hearing on how to…