FXB Center for Health and Human Rights

2017 Mar 28

Nutrition Governance: A Unified Framework for Undernutrition and Obesity

12:30pm to 1:20pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB 710 651 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115 USA

Jesse B. Bump is Lecturer on Global Health Policy in the Department of Global Health and Population, and Executive Director of the Takemi Program in International Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Bump’s research focuses on the historical, political, and economic forces that are among the most fundamental determinants of ill health and the effectiveness of related institutions.

2017 Mar 30

Building Bridges Session 9, Protection for Syrian Refugees: Laws, Policies, and Global Responsibility Sharing

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB Building, G-13 651 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115 USA

 

Building Bridges: An Interdisciplinary Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis is presented jointly by the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights  and the Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Susan Akram, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, International Human Rights Clinic, Boston University School of Law and BU Law Students

Places are limited. RSVP and pre-reading is required; links will be posted a few weeks before the event.

2017 Mar 23

Building Bridges Session 10: Building Environmentally Sound, Culturally Compatible Schools for Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Kennedy School of Government

 

Richard Mollica, MD MAR, Director, Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma at Harvard Medical School

Places are limited. RSVP and pre-reading is required; links will be posted a few weeks before the event.

To reach the seminar’s webpage, click on www.belfercenter.org/SyrianRefugeeResearch, choose Study Groups from the left-hand menu, and scroll down to the Building Bridges link.

 

2017 Mar 21

The Right to Health: Sri Lankan Migrant Domestic Workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Elizabeth H. Shlala works on the historical roots and contemporary impact of modern migration in the Middle East. Her work focuses on law, gender and identity. She recently spent three years as a Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

2017 Mar 06

Young Children, Families, and Communities: Global Trends to Promote Early Childhood Development

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB 710 651 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115 USA

Joan Lombardi, PhD, is a Senior Fellow at American Progress. Dr. Lombardi is an international expert on child development and social policy. She currently serves as senior advisor to the Bernard van Leer Foundation on global child development strategies and to the Buffett Early Childhood Fund on national initiatives. She also directs Early Opportunities LLC, focusing on innovation, policy, and philanthropy. From 2009 to 2011, she served in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as the first deputy assistant secretary for Early Childhood Development in the Obama administration.

2017 Feb 21

Universal Health Coverage: The Changing Global Context and Risks to Rights

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB 710, 651 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA

r. Rifat Atun is Professor of Global Health Systems and the Director of Global Health Systems Cluster at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Professor Atun’s research focuses on the design and implementation of health systems reforms and their impact on outcomes. His research also explores adoption and diffusion of innovations in health systems (e.g. health technologies, disease control programmes, and primary healthcare reforms), and innovative financing in global health. Organization. Prof.

2016 Apr 08

CONFERENCE: Responses to State Sponsored Collective Injustice

(All day)

Location: 

12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Responses to State Sponsored Collective Injustice

The FXB Center for Health and Human Rights and Harvard’s Mahindra Humanities Center will host the Fourth Annual Roma Conference,“Responses to State Sponsored Violence and Collective Injustice” at Harvard University to mark International Roma Day.

2015 Oct 27

POLITICAL PRISONERS: Incarceration methods vs. strategies for defenders and activists

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Belfer B 500 Bell Hall, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge MA

Focus on Venezuela, Cuba, China, Egypt & Azerbaijan

Governments such as Venezuela, China and Cuba have structured a systematic scheme for political persecution against “politically inconvenient people” by using the criminal justice system as a weapon for political persecution. Not only there are thousands of people subjected to indefinite trials, but also there are many political prisoners and a large number of people forced to exile.

Is the international community aware about this situation?

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