Today’s social and political climate is provoking strong conversations about American democracy, fact-checking, women’s rights and healthcare access – just to name a few. These moments are opportunities to not only engage, but also to educate and ensure that people everywhere can learn about pertinent current events so that they, too, can form their own points of view and become informed global citizens. In response, the...
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This blog post was authored by David J. Hunter, Acting Dean of Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Enroll in his course, Readings in Global Health, to join the conversation about the Zika virus and other challenges in global health. Many of you have had questions about the Zika virus; here is an update of what we know. Zika virus was first identified...
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Burkina Faso, Africa From Burkina Faso, where I started taking courses in Public Health through edX, I was able to get a grant from the Fulbright program which enabled me to pursuing MPH studies at the University of Kentucky in the United States, where I live now. As an MD, fully trained in French, edX courses not only gave me a huge opportunity to obtain new insight...
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