Global Health


Harvard Wins $14K in Trademark Dispute with Turkish Schools

Harvard will receive 73,000 Turkish lira — equivalent to roughly $14,000 — after Halil Çil, a Turkish citizen, licensed Harvard’s trademark to language and private schools in Turkey without the University's authorization.


Panel Discusses Impact of Human Activity on Marine Ecosystems

​Three marine scientists discussed the detrimental impact human activity is having on the evolution of ocean organisms this past Thursday as part of the Evolution Matters Lecture Series.


New Research on Zika Virus Demonstrates Lingering Challenges

School of Public Health professor Marcia C. de Castro presented preliminary research that found that birth rates in Latin America have not fallen since the Zika epidemic.


As Commencement and Summer Travel Approach, Mumps Cases Hit 58

Students experiencing the mumps may not be able to participate in end-of-year Commencement activities, and those with symptoms of the disease have been encouraged by the Harvard Summer School Study Abroad Office to refrain from traveling.


As Students Prepare for Summer Travel, Number of Mumps Cases Hits 58

As the year draws to a close, the number of mumps cases on Harvard’s campus continues to rise, with 58 confirmed cases as of Wednesday. Students planning to partake in end-of-year Commencement activities or study abroad this summer were advised on measures to take if they experience symptoms of of the virus.


Experts Discuss Zika Virus Containment and Prevention

Health experts discussed the difficulties in identifying the Zika virus and emphasized international collaboration to combat its outbreak at a forum Wednesday.


New Humanitarian Studies Course Debuts

The course, entitled GHHP 70: “Global Response to Disasters and Refugee Crises,” is intended to teach students to apply global health theory and policy to real-world humanitarian crises.


In Attempt To Break World Record, Students Host Malaria Awareness Event

Harvard College Students Against Malaria attempted Saturday to break a world record for the longest chain of glowsticks by linking more than 10,000 glowsticks together in the Science Center Plaza.


World Malaria Day

One of the founders of Students Against Malaria, Mohammed A. Toure ’16, and one of the event organizers, Kimberly S. Mihayo ’15, oversee the attempt to break the record for the longest chain of glowsticks. CORRECTION: An earlier version of this caption misidentified Kimberly S. Mihayo as Tiana J. Raphel.


Vigil Marks World AIDS Day

In honor of World AIDS Day, leaders of the Global Health and AIDS Coalition shared stories about HIV/AIDS at their annual vigil on the Memorial Church steps on Monday night.


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