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Unprecedented Natural Disasters in a Time of Climate Change
A Governors Roundtable

November 14th, 2019 Part of: .

Unprecedented Natural Disasters in a Time of Climate Change: A Governors Roundtable Presented jointly with Reuters Live webcast will be on Thursday, November 14, 2019 Noon-1pm ET ForumHSPH.org An on-demand video will be posted after the event. Ways to Watch ForumHSPH.org The Forum Facebook page Harvard Chan YouTube Hammered by unprecedented natural disasters, parts of Read More…

Drug-Resistant Infections
Confronting an Escalating Crisis

October 11th, 2019 Part of: .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums Drug-Resistant Infections: Confronting an Escalating Crisis Presented jointly with NBC News Digital An on-demand video will be posted here soon.  Antibiotics are a pillar of modern medicine. They have saved millions of lives. But as the use of antibiotics has increased, so has the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant Read More…

The Measles Outbreak
Why Vaccines Matter

September 12th, 2019 Part of: .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Measles Outbreak: Why Vaccines Matter  Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Noon-1pm ET ForumHSPH.org The U.S. officially eliminated measles nearly 20 years ago. Yet, this year, more than 1,100 cases have been reported, despite being preventable by vaccine. The CDC says the majority of Read More…

High U.S. Healthcare Costs
What Might Congress Do?

April 4th, 2019 Part of: .

High U.S. Healthcare Costs: What Might Congress Do? Presented jointly with POLITICO LLC Brief Video Highlight The United States spends more on health care per capita than other developed countries — much more. One recent paper estimated that U.S. costs were 25 percent higher than the next closest country. Recent polls have shown that reducing Read More…

Feeding 10 Billion By 2050
Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Food Future

March 22nd, 2019 Part of: .

FEEDING 10 BILLION BY 2050: Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Food Future Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Brief Video Highlight What does a sustainable and healthy future mean when it comes to food production, consumption and resulting environmental impacts? With nearly a billion people globally going hungry and nearly two billion eating the wrong Read More…

Rare Cancers
Charting a Faster Route to Treatment

February 1st, 2019 Part of: .

RARE CANCERS: Charting a Faster Route to Treatment Supported by The Economist Group Brief Video Highlight Friday, February 1, 2019 Rare cancers present doctors, researchers, and patients with a unique set of challenges. Rare cancers often are diagnosed at later stages. Patients typically have limited treatment options, in part because the small number of diagnoses Read More…