Tag: infectious disease

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Mental Health, Stress and Resiliency

May 5th, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Karestan Koenen, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH Tuesday, May 5, 2020 As COVID-19 continues to Read More…

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Health Inequities and Vulnerable Communities

April 28th, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. The Coronavirus Pandemic: Health Inequities and Vulnerable Communities Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Mary Bassett, Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH Tuesday, April 28, Read More…

The Coronavirus Pandemic
What We Know Now

April 14th, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. The Coronavirus Pandemic: What We Know Now Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Caroline Buckee, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH Post Read More…

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Addressing Weaknesses in the Medical Supply Chain

March 31st, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. Q&A with Dr. Michael Mina, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health  Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Despite efforts to ramp Read More…

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Predicting Gaps in Healthcare Capacity

March 26th, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. The Coronavirus Pandemic: Predicting Gaps in Healthcare Capacity Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Ashish Jha, Faculty Director, Harvard Global Health Institute  Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH Brief Video Highlight Thursday, Read More…

The Coronavirus Outbreak
Tracking COVID-19

March 2nd, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. The Coronavirus Outbreak: Tracking COVID-19 Presented jointly with The World from PRX & WGBH Monday, March 2, 2020 Brief Video Highlight As policymakers and researchers continue to grapple with the impact of COVID-19, experts in this Forum examined pressing questions. What do we know about the Read More…

Eradicating Polio
Reaching the Last Child

October 20th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight ERADICATING POLIO: Reaching the Last Child Presented jointly with NPR Friday, October 20, 2017 Once a global scourge, polio is tantalizingly close to eradication with only 11 wild poliovirus cases reported worldwide in 2017. In this Forum event — held in advance of World Polio Day — experts from the Government of Read More…

Zika in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Beyond
Risks and Response

September 29th, 2016 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight ZIKA IN THE U.S., PUERTO RICO AND BEYOND: Risks and Response  Presented in Collaboration with Reuters Thursday, September 29, 2016 With more than 23,100 cases of Zika in the continental U.S. and U.S. territories — including four newly reported non-travel cases in Miami-Dade County, Fla — this Forum continued a conversation begun in March 2016 Read More…

The Zika Crisis
Latest Findings

March 4th, 2016 Part of: .

THE ZIKA CRISIS: Latest Findings Presented in Collaboration with Reuters The ongoing spread of the Zika virus — and its unconfirmed potential links to a birth defect called microcephaly — have raised worldwide alarms. This Forum examined what we know and don’t know about the virus, drawing parallels and lessons from another disease outbreak, Ebola, Read More…