April 20 – 21, 2021 Online Program Overview Tobacco use is one of the world’s deadliest – and most preventable – public health crises. Each year, over 7 million deaths are attributable to direct tobacco usage. Furthermore, an estimated 1.3 billion people worldwide use tobacco – with 80% living in low- and middle-income countries.1 With … Continue reading "Exec. Ed Online: Global Tobacco Control"
Facebook Live Q&A with Michael Mina, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School … Continue reading "The Coronavirus Pandemic: The Latest on Variants and Rapid Testing"
The National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) in Nigeria is not the sole blood collecting agency. Hospitals, clinics and private blood establishments are also able to collect blood donations and transfuse them to patients. Safe blood is still largely unavailable in hospitals and health facilities leading to infections, disease, and death. As part of MLD103M, students … Continue reading "PDIA in Action: Tackling Blood Safety in Nigeria"
Notes: Registration is required to attend this event. You can register here Abstract: Little is known about what role age and gender plays in the uptake, distribution, and biological responses … Continue reading "Nanomaterial Exposure – Uptake, Distribution, and Biological Responses"
Population mental health is vulnerable to changing social and economic circumstances. This presentation will discuss how economic, social, or traumatic shocks influence mental health in populations, and how the impact … Continue reading "Economic, social, and traumatic stressors and population mental health"
HBS Professor Tom Eisenmann will discuss insights from his book, Why Startups Fail, with two failed alumni founders: Christina Wallace (HBS MBA ’10), co-founder of Quincy Apparel and now Senior Lecturer at HBS, and Lindsey Hyde (Harvard College ’04; HBS MBA ’14), co-founder of Baroo, now Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Moderne Ventures, and soon to join HBS … Continue reading "If you want your startup to succeed, you need to understand why startups fail!"
Join us on April 22 at 1:00 PM ET for our weekly Thursday Brown Bag Series which features an informal talk and Q&A session. Topic: Upstream Factors in Governments’ Responses … Continue reading "Department of Global Health and Population Thursday Brown Bag Series"
Join us for a conversation to break down the model minority myth and how it impacts Asian and AAPI communities in the U.S. With panelist speakers, we’ll discuss the dangers … Continue reading "Breaking Down the Model Minority Myth in AAPI Communities: An Open Conversation"
This is a VIRTUAL event (via zoom) that includes the following speakers: Ralph S. Baric, PhD (UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health - Chapel Hill, NC) Dan H. Barouch, … Continue reading "2021 Swerling Lectures: Mechanisms and Control of COVID-19"