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Health

School of Public Health Launches Two New MOOCs

To address public confusion surrounding the Affordable Care Act and new applications of big data, the Harvard School of Public Health has developed two new courses slated to launch April 7 on HarvardX.

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Dr. Thomas Burke of Massachusetts General Hospital speaks Tuesday night about the importance of global maternal health and the role of men in the field. Burke, also an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, followed his lecture with a student discussion group.

World AIDS Day Vigil
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World AIDS Day Vigil

Members of the Harvard community gather outside Memorial Church at a candlelight vigil to commemorate the lives of AIDS victims for World AIDS Day, which was on December 1st. The vigil was sponsored by Harvard Global Health and AIDS Coalition.

World AIDS Day Vigil
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World AIDS Day Vigil

Brianna J. Suslovic '16 participates in a candlelight vigil outside Memorial Church to commemorate the lives of AIDS victims on World AIDS Day, which was on December 1st. The vigil was sponsored by Harvard Global Health and AIDS Coalition.

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Activist Talks Youth Engagement in Education

Fifty-seven million children around the world do not go to school, but youth advocacy can play an important role in reversing this trend, according to Chernor Bah, youth representative to the United Nations High Level Steering Committee.

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Finding by HSPH Researchers Could Aid in Malaria Control

In a finding that could advance malaria control, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Perugia, in Italy, have identified a way to block a reproductive interaction in malaria-transmitting mosquitoes.

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HBS Panel Discusses Healthcare

A panel of health care experts discussed strategy for investing in healthcare companies as part of the Harvard Business School Healthcare Alumni Association’s 14th Annual Alumni Healthcare Conference at the Charles Hotel on Thursday.

Botswana-Harvard Partnership
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Botswana-Harvard Partnership

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Undergraduates Create New Initiative To Focus on Maternal Health

Two undergraduates have transformed what began as an inspirational conversation with a journalist into an emerging campus initiative dedicated to improving maternal health.

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Study Shows New Test May Lower TB Rates

A new test for tuberculosis could efficiently reduce the prevalence of TB in southern Africa by over 28 percent, according to a study released last week by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Global Health Panel
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Global Health Panel

Global health experts Professor Lee Gehrke, Director Sarah Rankin, and Dr. Brittany A. Seymour advise undergraduate students in future careers in the global health field on Wednesday. Organized by the Harvard Undergraduate Global Health Forum, the panel of experts touched upon global health in areas that ranged from sexual assault to dentistry.

Zhang Uses Fame to Combat Kidney Disease in China
Student Life

Zhang Uses Fame to Combat Kidney Disease in China

Rylie X. Y. Zhang '13 is photographed in a cafe in Hangzhou, China, during the summer. Rylie and her cousin were one of seven finalist teams who appeared on the TV show “China Dream Show,” a spin-off of “Britain’s Got Talent.”

Student Uses Fame to Combat Kidney Disease in China
Student Life

Student Uses Fame to Combat Kidney Disease in China

Rylie X. Y. Zhang '13 is photographed in a cafe in Hangzhou, China, during the summer. Rylie and her cousin were one of seven finalist teams who appeared on the TV show “China Dream Show,” a spin-off of “Britain’s Got Talent.”

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
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Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture

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