[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.
[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.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event, focused primarily on the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, revealed the sometimes surprising underpinnings of a successful emergency preparedness system and shared hard-won lessons applied and learned.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event explored the landmark “Cost of Inaction” initiative launched by the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights at HSPH. The project responds to hitherto unaddressed questions in public health: what are the costs of inaction, and is the cost of inaction greater than the cost of action.
[FORUM VIDEO] In this Forum event, expert participants examined what we know about the effects of stress on health and ways in which positive well-being, mindfulness, exercise and nutrition contribute to a more resilient, healthier lifestyle.
[FORUM VIDEO] In the wake of the mass shooting in Newtown, CT, this Forum event investigated the legal, political, and public health factors that could influence future efforts to prevent such massacres.