Since the start of her career, Marcia Castro has sought to use her research to inform policy change.
To fill gaps in the Brazilian government’s COVID-19 response, the organization G10 Favelas implemented emergency actions to support residents, including mobilizing a cadre of volunteer “street presidents” to provide health and nutrition assistance.
More than 90 current and former fellows from the Takemi Program in International Health converged at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in October for a two-day celebration marking the program’s 40th anniversary.
Advances in data science have the potential to improve health and well-being for people in Africa, but this promise has been limited by a shortage of local data scientists.
When the lab of the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership produced the first genetic sequence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in fall 2021, the world took notice. More recognition came last month when the lab was…
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.
Liz Willetts, visiting scholar and planetary health policy director in Harvard Chan School's Department of Environmental Health, explains the importance of nations aligning their biodiversity policies to optimize outcomes for both biodiversity and health.
Roger Shapiro, professor of immunology and infectious diseases, discusses his recent study of a new treatment option for children living with HIV.
The Fostering Advancement & Careers through Enrichment Training in Science (FACETS) summer program at Harvard Chan School offers rising junior and senior undergraduate students from underrepresented groups around the country a mix of interdisciplinary coursework, hands-on research, and…
Through predictive models, it may be possible to identify pregnant women in low-resource settings who are at high risk of failing to attend antenatal care, in order to develop interventions to encourage their attendance, according to a new…