Series: Policy Controversies

Covid-19 Vaccine Mandates
Americans’ Sharp Divide

July 28th, 2021 Part of: , .

COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATES: Americans’ Sharp Divide Live Online Q&A with Robert Blendon, Health Policy Political Expert, and Joanne Kenen, Editor-at-Large for Health Care at POLITICO Presented jointly with POLITICO Wednesday, July 28, 2021 A deepening divide along political party lines regarding COVID-19 vaccine requirements raises pressing questions about how the U.S. might pursue flagging vaccination Read More…

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Sub-Saharan Africa’s Deepening Crisis

July 27th, 2021 Part of: , .

Live Online Q&A with Wafaie Fawzi, Professor of Population Sciences, and Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH Tuesday, July 27, 2021 With the Delta variant fueling numbers of new coronavirus cases and deaths in Africa, global health experts Read More…

The Alzheimer’s Treatment Controversy
Implications of Accelerated Drug Approvals

July 20th, 2021 Part of: .

The Alzheimer’s Treatment Controversy: Implications of Accelerated Drug Approvals Live Online Q&A with Aaron Kesselheim, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Director, Program On Regulation, Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL), Brigham and Women’s Hospital Presented jointly with Reuters Tuesday, July 20, 2021 The recent controversy surrounding the FDA approval of a new Alzheimer’s treatment has Read More…

The Global Pandemic Crisis
Variants, Surges, and Vaccines

June 14th, 2021 Part of: , , .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Global Pandemic Crisis: Variants, Surges, and Vaccines Presented jointly with The World from PRX & GBH The global coronavirus pandemic picture is mixed. While vaccination rates increase and death rates drop in some countries, others are struggling with deadly surges and vaccine shortages. Meanwhile, COVID variants Read More…

Health and Social Policy Moving Forward
The Partisan Divide

April 14th, 2021 Part of: .

Health and Social Policy Moving Forward: The Partisan Divide Presented jointly with POLITICO and The Commonwealth Fund Wednesday, April 14, 2021 A Democratic presidential administration. A Democrat-controlled Congress. A conservative Supreme Court. What are the likely implications for health and rights as these three powerful entities intersect under the Biden administration? A cadre of experts Read More…