In the 1980's, there were millions of cases of Guinea worm disease across the globe, mostly in rural Africa. Donald Hopkins, MPH '70, has spent 40 years working to eradicate this painful and debilitating disease – and he's…
Globally, most pregnant women and mothers would get COVID-19 vaccine and vaccinate their children; acceptance in U.S. and Russia lags
For immediate release: Monday, March 1, 2021 Boston, MA—Most pregnant women and mothers of children younger than 18 years old say they would receive a COVID-19 vaccine and vaccinate their children, according to a survey conducted by researchers…
Advancing nursing leadership, investing in nursing education, and providing support and resources for nurses around the world are key to addressing disease outbreaks and improving global public health, according to Harvard Chan School experts.
A new commission jointly organized by The Lancet medical journal and Harvard’s Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute is studying how to bring universal health care to India within a decade.
Factors that contributed to the rapid pace of COVID-19 vaccine development could be applied to future epidemics and other global health challenges, according to an article co-authored by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s David Bloom.
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…
Mental health services should be part of universal health coverage, under which people receive all essential health services without being pushed into poverty.
Brazil has had one of the world’s worst COVID-19 epidemics, with a particularly rapid and deadly outbreak in the Amazon region.
A new model predicts that after 2021, the number of people with moderate and severe food insecurity will begin to slowly decline.
Two Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health faculty members, Marc Lipsitch and Pardis Sabeti, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.