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