To Repair the World - Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation presents short speeches on global health equity and social justice. The volume, published on May 1, 2013, encourages and inspires those who would counter the structures and mentalities that maintain disparities. Farmer’s talks illustrate the power of partnership, analysis, creativity, and commitment in accomplishing changes that save and improve lives even in the poorest settings. See the related interview with Dr. Farmer at TIME and the Daily Beast.
Carole Mitnick was first author of a report on a retrospective study showing that aggressive treatment reduced mortality among patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis and recommending this regimen as the standard of care. See the original report in PLoS One.
11 Mar 2013Dr. Agnes Binagwaho spoke to the HMS community on March 11, 2013 about how Rwanda's public sector has prioritized health outcomes among the poorest and most vulnerable. The video recording of the talk may be viewed here.
08 Mar 2013On February 28, 2013, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health presented a conversation among Lord Nigel Crisp, Harvard School of Public Health Dean Julio Frenk, and Professor Paul Farmer titled "The coming transformation in global health." This event was videotaped and may be viewed here. Also see the related story in HMS News.