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Global Health Seminar Series

START
Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 12:00pm

END
Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 02:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Public Health Response to the Epidemic of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in South Asia

Dr. Srinath Reddy, Director of the Public Health Foundation of India and a Professor at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH)
Chair: Richard Cash, Senior Lecturer on Global Health at HSPH

Watch the video of this lecture here.


Global Health Seminar Series

START
Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 04:00pm

END
Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 06:00pm

Project Prakash: Combining Service and Science

Pawan Sinha, Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Chair: Venkatesh Murthy, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University


Global Health Seminar Series

START
Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 04:00pm

END
Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 06:00pm

VENUE
FXB G11
Harvard School of Public Health

ADDRESS
FXB G11
Harvard School of Public Health
651 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA

Obesity and Health in South Asia: Discussion on Strategies to Prevent Diabetes and Cancer

Chair: Aditi Hazra, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Discussants: Walter Willett, Fredrick John Stare Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Chair, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health
Robert Paarlberg, Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Betty Freyhof Johnson Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College

View the presentation here.


Global Health Seminar Series

START
Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 04:30pm

END
Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 06:00pm

Linked Lives: Intergenerational Influences on Health

S V Subramanian, Professor of Population Health and Geography, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH)

Chris Duggan, Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


Global Health Seminar Series

START
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 04:00pm

END
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 07:00pm

Prospects for Accelerating Progress in Health and Nutrition in India

A joint program with the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health as part of its GHP@50 celebration of 50 years of global health work

4-6 PM: Indian Music and Tea, Symposium with several leading scholars and authorities at Kresge 502, 677 Huntington Avenue

6-7 PM: Reception at the GHP Department Offices, Building 1-11th floor, 677 Huntington Avenue

Co-sponsored with the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health

 


Global Health Seminar Series

START
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 04:00pm

END
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 05:30pm

VENUE
FXB G11
Harvard School of Public Health

ADDRESS
FXB G11
Harvard School of Public Health
651 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA

Challenges of Newborn Hypothermia in South Asia

 

Karsten Lunze, Senior Fellow, Primary Care Academic Fellowship Program Boston University School of Medicine
Luke C. Mullany, Associate Professor, Department of International Health Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Naganand MurtyCo-Founder and President, Technologies, Embrace

Kristian OlsonClinician Educator Service, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Director of Education and Technology Innovation, MGH Center for Global Health, Program Leader, CIMIT Global Health Initiative; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Chair: David BloomClarence James Gamble Professor of Economics, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University


Global Health Seminar Series

START
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 12:30pm

END
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 02:00pm

VENUE
FXB G11
Harvard School of Public Health

ADDRESS
FXB G11
Harvard School of Public Health
651 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA

The Effect of Measles and Tetanus Immunization on Children’s Schooling Attainment in Matlab, Bangladesh: Follow-up of Two Intervention Studies


David Canning,
Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences and Professor of Economics and International Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health

Chair: S.V. Subramanian, Professor of Population Health and Geography, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health

 


Global Health Seminar Series

START
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 04:30pm

END
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Child Health in South Asia


Jonathan Simon
, Chair, International Health and Professor, International Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Chair: S.V. Subramanian, Professor of Population Health and Geography, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health

 

 


Global Health Seminar Series

START
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 04:00pm

END
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 05:00pm

VENUE
Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies
Harvard University

ADDRESS
Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies
Harvard University
9 Bow Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Some Paradoxes in the Indian Growth Story: Tough Concerns for the Development Sector

Amir U. Khan, Senior Policy Advisor, Gates Foundation

Chair: S.V. Subramanian, Professor of Population Health and Geography, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health

 


Global Health Seminar Series

START
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 04:30pm

END
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 06:00pm

VENUE
FXB Building, Room G13
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

ADDRESS
FXB Building, Room G13
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
651 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA

What is mhealth? Its Future and Its Implications

Michael Frost, Director, JSI Center for mHealth, Technical Advisor, USAID Deliver Project

Joel D. Selanikio, MD, FAAP, CEO and co-founder, DataDyne.org, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University Department of Pediatrics

Patricia Mechael, Executive Director, mHealth Alliance, United Nations Foundation

Chair: Marc Mitchell, Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health; D-Tree International

**Please note that this event is now at the Harvard School of Public Health**


Global Health and Urbanization Seminar Series

START
Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 05:00pm

END
Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 07:30pm

VENUE
CGIS Knafel, K262
Harvard University

ADDRESS
1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

MAPPING MUMBAI’S TOILETS

Rahul Mehrotra, Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design

James Potter, Master’s Candidate, Harvard School of Public Health

Jennifer Weaver, Master’s Candidate, Harvard School of Public Health

Chair: Richard Cash, Senior Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health

This seminar examines the intersection between urban design and public health, and examines two approaches to improving public health and hygiene around toilet use in Mumbai slums.

Read more about the event here!

 


Annual SAI Symposium

START
Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 09:00am

END
Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 05:00am

Health in South Asia: Lessons for and from the World

On April 26th and 27th, South Asia Initiative at Harvard University held its second annual symposium, focusing on Health in South Asia: Lessons for and from the World. The conference brought together global experts with deep research, implementation and policy experience to learn and find new modes for global exchange.

Read more here.