Series: The Andelot Series on Current Science Controversies

Battling Drug-Resistant Superbugs
Can We Win?

February 5th, 2014 Part of: .

This Forum event examined the public health menace posed by antimicrobial resistance and the steps to be undertaken to fight the “superbugs.”

Thwarting Killer Mosquitoes
The State-of-the-Art Fight Against Malaria and West Nile Virus

May 1st, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event focused on the fight against malaria and West Nile virus, emphasizing the latest technologies in mosquito control, challenges in drug resistance, and critical need to sustain efforts — even after incidence declines.

Trust in Vaccines
Why It Matters

November 2nd, 2012 Part of: .

This Forum event examined the importance of immunization, the safety of vaccines, and the consequences of vaccine hesitancy.

Bird Flu Research
Dangerous Information on a Deadly Virus

February 15th, 2012 Part of: .

This Forum event examined questions raised by the publication of possibly dangerous information on bird flu transmission and explored security issues faced by labs legitimately working with this virus.

Smog or Jobs?
The Impact of Tighter Ozone Pollution Control on Health and the U.S. Economy

September 21st, 2011 Part of: .

This Forum webcast examined the scientific and economic arguments around Barack Obama’s 2011 announcement of his request that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) withdraw draft air quality standards that would have tightened ozone pollution controls.

Alzheimer’s: What Is the Value of Knowing Early?
A View Across Five Countries

July 22nd, 2011 Part of: .

This Forum event examined the results of a new poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and Alzheimer Europe on perception and awareness of the disease among residents in the U.S., Germany, France, Spain and Poland – and their views on the value of diagnosis.

Mammograms
Who in the World are They Good For?

March 8th, 2011 Part of: .

On March 8, 2011, International Women’s Day, expert participants met at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health to address the question, “Mammograms: Who in the world are they good for?”