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Global Health

Barreira
Health

HUHS Considers Piloting App That Provides Medical Advice

Harvard University Health Services is looking into piloting an app that would allow patients to diagnose their symptoms at home, HUHS Director Paul J. Barreira said in an interview Monday.

University Hall
University

Harvard Wins $14K in Trademark Dispute with Turkish Schools

Harvard will receive 73,000 Turkish lira — equivalent to roughly $14,000 — after Halil Çil, a Turkish citizen, licensed Harvard’s trademark to language and private schools in Turkey without the University's authorization.

Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess

Beth Israel Partners with Indian Hospital

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center signed a memorandum of understanding with the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in southwest India to collaborate on research.

Health

Epidemic Experts Congregate at Symposium

"We were interested in broadening that idea, or turning it on its head, to also understand contagion as the root of many social ills.”

University

Panel Discusses Impact of Human Activity on Marine Ecosystems

​Three marine scientists discussed the detrimental impact human activity is having on the evolution of ocean organisms this past Thursday as part of the Evolution Matters Lecture Series.

Health

New Research on Zika Virus Demonstrates Lingering Challenges

School of Public Health professor Marcia C. de Castro presented preliminary research that found that birth rates in Latin America have not fallen since the Zika epidemic.

Nadya Okamoto
College

Students Work to Raise Awareness of Feminine Hygiene

A number of students are working on campus and locally as part of larger movement around the nation to address women’s health and hygiene issues.

Environmental Challenges for the New President
On Campus

Environmental Challenges for the New President

Bob Perciasepe, President of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, gives a special lecture at CGIS South on the future of climate change policy in the U.S.

Mumps Timeline (As of 5.11.16)
College Life

As Commencement and Summer Travel Approach, Mumps Cases Hit 58

Students experiencing the mumps may not be able to participate in end-of-year Commencement activities, and those with symptoms of the disease have been encouraged by the Harvard Summer School Study Abroad Office to refrain from traveling.

Health

As Students Prepare for Summer Travel, Number of Mumps Cases Hits 58

As the year draws to a close, the number of mumps cases on Harvard’s campus continues to rise, with 58 confirmed cases as of Wednesday. Students planning to partake in end-of-year Commencement activities or study abroad this summer were advised on measures to take if they experience symptoms of of the virus.

IOP

Experts Discuss Zika Virus Containment and Prevention

Health experts discussed the difficulties in identifying the Zika virus and emphasized international collaboration to combat its outbreak at a forum Wednesday.

College

New Humanitarian Studies Course Debuts

The course, entitled GHHP 70: “Global Response to Disasters and Refugee Crises,” is intended to teach students to apply global health theory and policy to real-world humanitarian crises.

AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil
Health

AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil

Students gather near Memorial Church for a candlelight vigil on Tuesday night to show support for those affected by the disease.

A Conversation with Ashton B. Carter
IOP

Photos of the Day (12/01/2015)

AIDS Day Vigil Moment of Silence
Health

AIDS Day Vigil Moment of Silence

Students stand during a moment of silence at the end of the AIDS Day vigil on Tuesday night.

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