All articles related to "women’s health":

Tackling perinatal depression with the help of peers

Two new research studies from India and Pakistan suggest that women without formal health training can help other women suffering from perinatal depression. Perinatal depression—depression that occurs during pregnancy or within the first year after a woman has…

America is Failing its Black Mothers

For decades, Harvard Chan alumni have shed light on high maternal mortality rates in African American women. Finally, policymakers are beginning to pay attention.

Harvard has new mental health program for Asian American women

A new mental health initiative at Harvard University—part group therapy, part research study—will focus on Asian American women. Called Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE), the program was launched in September with help from Harvard T.…

Improving gender equity in the global health workforce

At a recent event held at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, researchers and advocates discussed ways of helping women in the health workforce advance in their careers and manage their family responsibilities—and how this can lead…

Women far outnumber men with PTSD

Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often thought of as combat-related, there are actually far more women than men who suffer from the disorder, which can lead to flashbacks, anxiety, obsessive thoughts, and emotional numbing, as well as…