Harvard Public Health NOW

October 2, 2009

jfg (Frenk_Talk_11_thumb-g.jpg)Learning from H1N1: Dean Frenk offers expanded concept of ‘global health security’

With the unfolding example of the world's public health response to the novel H1N1 virus, HSPH Dean Julio Frenk asked an audience of public health students, faculty and practitioners last month to consider an expanded concept of what is meant by "global  health security." Frenk spoke September 16 about "The H1N1 Pandemic and Global Health Security" to a capacity crowd in Kresge Auditorium.

Also in this issue

hc t (Healthcare_047_thumb.jpg)Against Backdrop of Intense National Health Care Reform Debate, Experts Gathered at HSPH

A distinguished panel of economists and political scientists hashed out the various health care reform proposals currently before Congress at a symposium Sept. 25 at HSPH, but there was little consensus among them on the myriad ideas currently in play.

They all agreed, however, that something must be done to change the status quo.


dm (David_Mwakyusa_09.jpg)VIDEO: Health Challenges and Opportunities in Tanzania: View from the Minister of Health

The Minister of Health for Tanzania spoke to a capacity audience at HSPH on Tuesday, September 29, 2009. Watch a webcast.


ah thumb (Alice_Hamilton_thumb.jpg)Student Information System Reaches Major Milestone and Contest Winner Named

A decade after its launch, the OASIS system used for the collection and maintenance of student information at HSPH has been partially retired and the first phase of a replacement system called ALICE has been implemented. ALICE is named after Alice Hamilton (pictured) who was an HSPH professor and Harvard's first female professor.

Around the School, October 2, 2009

  • Division's O'Connell Awarded Prize for Health Care Delivery
  • Swap Excess HSPH Supplies, Office Equipment, and Furniture
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