States across the U.S. should consider following the lead of Oregon, which recently passed a ballot initiative decriminalizing the personal possession of all drugs, according to Harvard Chan School's Mary Bassett.
Four experts, including one from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, proposed several ways that the medical community can adopt an antiracist approach to clinical care.
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.
As academic institutions grapple with systemic racism following the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other Black Americans, they need to do more than tick off a list of surface-level actions.
Two Harvard Chan School experts explored the implications of the 2020 election for the future of U.S. health policy in a special report in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond.
Health disparities in the COVID-19 pandemic mirror those in the lethal 1918 flu.
Since 2019, policymakers from more than 50 American municipalities and three states have formally highlighted racism as a public health crisis.
In an op-ed, experts recommend banning menthol cigarettes, which have been aggressively marketed to Black people, contributing to health disparities.
Social scientist David R. Williams says reducing socioeconomic disparities could help African Americans fare better when future pandemics hit.