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Girls’ Health and Education
Igniting Change Worldwide

June 14th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Research suggests that educating girls and women safeguards their well-being, ensures healthy future generations, alleviates poverty, and boosts GDP. Yet alarming discrepancies persist between genders and within and among nations on who receives quality, sustained education and, consequently, who experiences the most opportunities to thrive. This Forum event examined the sources of these discrepancies, including entrenched biases and predatory acts such as trafficking, and reviewed efforts to raise up the world’s girls through health and education.

Mammograms
Who in the World are They Good For?

March 8th, 2011 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] 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?”

Philanthropist Ted Turner in Conversation with Dean Julio Frenk
Driving Global Health from Goals to Action

December 9th, 2010 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Philanthropist Ted Turner and Dean Julio Frenk discussed how to drive global health, using the framework of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals.