All articles related to "populations":

Population growth rate slows in India

India’s population growth rate has slowed substantially over the past decade, according to a new report from the United Nations Population Fund. More Indian women are using contraceptives for birth control and are using modern methods of family planning, according to an…

Why Public Health? Jaquelyn Jahn

November 2016 - In our series “Why Public Health?” we ask Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health students and alumni to talk about what drew them to the field. Jaquelyn Jahn, MPH ’16, PhD ’19, does research on health equity and…

Why Public Health? Sarah McGough

October 2016 — In our series “Why Public Health?” we ask Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health students and alumni to talk about what drew them to the field. Sarah McGough, SM ’16, PhD ’19 is studying infectious disease epidemiology with…

Author explores the intersection of science and race

April 28, 2016 — Advances in DNA sequencing and genetic ancestry testing have led many African Americans to rush for more answers about their heritage that may not be answered by science, Alondra Nelson, Dean of Social Science at Columbia University, told…

The challenges facing aging societies

As both birth rates and death rates drop in most countries around the world, societies are facing new challenges in dealing with their aging populations. Lisa Berkman, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy and of Epidemiology and director of the Harvard…