Tag : global health


A change called NeHA

In an article for the Indian Express, Satchit Balsari and Tarun Khanna write that the proposed National e-Health Authority could launch a digital health revolution in India, but safeguards need to be in place to protect patients’ privacy. This is in follow up to the recently held Radcliffe Advanced Seminar, “Exchanging Health Information.”

Impacting health in South Asia

The 2nd Annual South Asian Healthcare Leadership Forum took place on December 4th- 5th, 2015, at Gordon Hall at Harvard Medical School. With an emphasis on building leadership skills, fostering a sense of community, and mobilizing resources toward distinct...

Nutrition’s future leaders

Emerging demographic, economic and dietary factors suggest that a large burden of preventable illness is poised to develop in India requiring training for a new cadre of Indian nutrition scientists. There is a great need for nutrition researchers in the country, but...

Mass casualty triage

“The goal of triage is doing the greatest good for the greatest number – it’s not doing everything you can for every patient,” Dr. Usha Periyanayagam explained, in SAI’s second webinar of the semester, on Nov. 19.

If Ebola comes to India

This article was originally published in the Indian Express By Ashish K Jha, K.T. Li Professor of International Health, Harvard School of Public Health; Director, Harvard Global Health Institute, and Tarun Khanna, Director of the South Asia Institute & Jorge Paulo...

Contemporary South Asia Student Blog: Global Health, pt. 2

This is the fourth blog post in a weekly series from students enrolled in the course ‘Contemporary South Asia: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social and Economic Problems’ co-taught by SAI Director Tarun Khanna. The course features several modules on issues...

Contemporary South Asia Student Blog: Global Health

This is the third blog post in a weekly series from students enrolled in the course ‘Contemporary South Asia: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social and Economic Problems’ co-taught by SAI Director Tarun Khanna. The course features several modules on issues...

The future of nutrition

Nutrition is crucial to global health. Emerging demographic, economic and dietary factors suggest that a large burden of preventable illness is poised to develop in India requiring training for a new cadre of Indian nutrition scientists. There is a great need for...