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FXB Fellow Satchit Balsari receives honor in India

Satchit Balsari receives award from Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India Satchit Balsari, an FXB Center for Health and Human Rights Fellow and, until recently, chief of the Global Emergency Medicine Program at Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital,…

Stories from Aleppo: Medical workers under siege

March 23, 2017 – The stories told by health workers from Syria were heartbreaking. They spoke of making desperate attempts to save people injured in a chemical attack on a hospital… of struggling to save people’s eyesight after…

Ask the Experts: Travel Restrictions and Refugees

Two experts on refugees and humanitarian issues, Jennifer Leaning, director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, and Jacqueline Bhabha, research director at the FXB Center, answered your questions during a Facebook Live Q&A on Monday,…

Professionalizing medical care after disasters

In a large-scale disaster, when tens of thousands of people need medical help quickly, doctors and nurses with limited resources must make on-the-spot decisions about who should receive care and how much. To help health workers navigate these…

This Week in Health: Preparing for disaster

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/263945567" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] May 13, 2016 — In our new podcast series, Harvard Chan: This Week in Health, we’ll bring you top health headlines—from wellness tips to important global health trends. You’ll also hear insight from…

Humanitarian crises the focus of new course

Researchers from the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) have launched a new course for Harvard undergraduates starting in the Spring 2016 semester. The course aims to introduce students to global health theory and policy and its applications during humanitarian…