[FORUM VIDEO] Investing resources in the health and well-being of women benefits societies in multiple ways. Recent years have witnessed the global development community focused increasingly on advancing women’s health. Yet, many challenges — some life threatening — persist.
[FORUM VIDEO] The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, including the individual mandate that requires most Americans to have health insurance. This Forum at HSPH event, which took place the morning after the ruling, explored the implications of the decision for Americans. Where do we go from here?
[FORUM VIDEO] In June 2012, a group of Ministers and Secretaries of Health from around the world gathered at Harvard University to participate in the inaugural Ministerial Health Leaders’ Forum. On June 7, ministers of health from Ethiopia, India and Turkey participated in an event at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health and shared the challenges and opportunities they have faced.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event — held just days before the country will lose an hour of sleep due to daylight saving time — explored what we mean by “sleep deprivation,” what happens in tired brains and bodies, what are the long-term health risks for children and adults, and what kinds of policies should be considered for schools and businesses to protect health.
[FORUM VIDEO] 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.
[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined how health and education policies can be both harnessed and revamped to counteract early childhood adversity and included a discussion of a new policy statement, “Early Childhood Adversity, Toxic Stress, and the Role of the Pediatrician: Translating Developmental Science Into Lifelong Health,” issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
[FORUM VIDEO] 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.
[FORUM VIDEO] Ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, 1 1/2 years after the Haiti earthquake, and six months after the Japanese tsunami, earthquake and nuclear crises, this Forum event examined how far we have come in responding to disasters — and the policy implications for decision making in emergencies.