All articles related to "health disparities":

We're better off when kids are resilient

Are kids going to be okay when the pandemic is over? That’s the question on many parents’ minds as remote learning continues, and friends and family remain six feet apart. Better Off talks with psychologist and researcher Archana…

Better Off: A new podcast from Harvard Chan School

How can we make our families, communities, and our world a little bit better during the COVID-19 crisis, and beyond?  That's the question we're asking on Better Off, a new podcast from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public…

Experts: Black families shouldn’t gather on Thanksgiving

Given the sharp uptick in coronavirus cases in the U.S. this fall, families shouldn’t hold large in-person gatherings, say experts. And Black families should be especially vigilant because Black Americans have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.

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…

What the U.S. did wrong with COVID-19

An article co-authored by Harvard Chan School researchers assessed federal missteps in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic that have led the U.S. to experience some of the most severe outcomes in the world.

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…

Op-ed: Public health researchers should get political

It’s time for researchers to step into politics, according to Mary Bassett, director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights…