Watch live as two global health experts debate whether government health spendin…


Watch live as two global health experts debate whether government health spending should be limited to cost effective services.

Faculty debate with Professor David Canning and Professor Richard Cash “Government Health Care Provision should be Limited to Cost Effective Care” #GHPGlobalHealthWeek

2017-03-23 23:17:15

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Ask the Experts: The Future of the American Health Care Act

On Thursday, March 23, the House is slated to vote on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). On Friday, March 24, join us on Facebook for a live Q&A on the future of the American Health Care Act, the Republican proposal to replace the ACA.

John McDonough, Professor of the Practice of Public Health, and Benjamin Sommers, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Economics, will take your questions beginning at 10:30 AM ET. Watch live at facebook.com/harvardpublichealth. On Thursday, March 23, the House is slated to vote on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). On Friday, March 24, join us on Facebook for a live Q&A on the future of the American Health Care Act, the Republican proposal to replace the ACA.

John McDonough, Professor of the Practice of Public Health, and Benjamin Sommers, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Economics, will take your questions beginning at 10:30 AM ET. Watch live at facebook.com/harvardpublichealth.

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2017-03-23 19:49:34

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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A ‘big picture’ approach to HIV research

Meet the first-generation college student who is working with the Harvard AIDS Initiative to deepen our understanding of HIV.

A ‘big picture’ approach to HIV research

The young researchers who work in the laboratory of Professor Max Essex often use the experience as a springboard to their own important work.

2017-03-23 06:52:00

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Eggs can be part of a healthy breakfast, say our nutrition experts. Learn more:


Eggs can be part of a healthy breakfast, say our nutrition experts. Learn more: https://hsph.me/1sp

2017-03-22 07:56:00

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Cancer prevention strategies save lives. Let’s put them to work.

Experts say that by implementing evidence we already have, we can save lives and reduce the suffering of millions of people.

Cancer prevention strategies save lives. Let’s put them to work.

Experts say that knowledge we already have about ways to prevent cancer is not being used as effectively as it could be.

2017-03-22 01:35:00

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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According to a new study published in The Lancet, Syria is the most dangerous pl…

According to a new study published in The Lancet, Syria is the most dangerous place in the world for health care providers. The report, produced as part of a commission co-chaired by Jennifer Leaning of the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, highlighted the “weaponization” of health care: The targeted destruction of medical facilities and the killing of hundreds of healthcare workers. Researchers say that since 2011, 814 medical workers in Syria have been killed. Read more about the report in The Guardian: https://hsph.me/1so

2017-03-21 06:52:00

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Achieving high quality health care around the globe

Over the next year and a half, a group of 30 experts from 18 countries will conduct research and propose policy recommendations for improving health care quality.

Achieving high quality health care around the globe

Experts are turning their attention to the quality of that care—especially in low- and middle-income countries that often bear the brunt of ill health.

2017-03-20 21:42:31

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Maternal health care in Kenya: Poor quality for poor women?

New research reveals significant inequities in health care quality in Kenya.

(via Maternal Health Task Force)

Maternal health care in Kenya: Poor quality for poor women?

A recent study assessed the quality of maternal health services in Kenyan facilities and the relationship between quality of care and poverty.

2017-03-19 19:34:01

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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