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Planning for a Post-Conflict Colombia: Emerging Public Health Leaders Develop Health Interventions for IDPs

Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health | Posted 01.25.2016 | Impact
Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health

Fifty-five years ago this week, braving the cold winds of a winter's January, U.S. President John F. Kennedy delivered his inaugural address imparting upon the American people words still true today.

Támesis, Colombia: A Beacon for Public Health

Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health | Posted 01.19.2016 | World
Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health

'House of Health (HH)' San Juan de Dios is nestled in the middle of the charming town of Támesis. From a public health perspective, the HH San Juan de Dios is on the cutting edge of progressive innovation.

Letter from Granizal, Colombia, To The World...And Back

Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health | Posted 01.18.2016 | World
Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health

During the early 1990's, Medellin had the world's highest homicide rate of 400 for every 100,000 people. The history of violence and the influx of people into this urban area demanded a change in the way people understood and lived in their city.

Desplazados: The Invisible Citizens

Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health | Posted 01.13.2016 | World
Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health

As we boarded the plane from Boston to Medellin, Colombia, and our tickets were being scanned one by one, we realized the importance of being counted.

Colombia Post-Conflicto y Salud Pública: Enfoque interdisciplinario de una pasión compartida

Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health | Posted 01.08.2016 | World
Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health

Autores: Indu Chelliah, Juan Manuel Martinez, Margarita Olarte, y Lindsey Wolf Aquella fue una mañana típica en la ciudad de Boston, como de costum...

Medellin: The Right Place and Time for Collaborative Learning in Public Health

Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health | Posted 01.07.2016 | Impact
Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health

Today marks Day 2 of the Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health course -- a project of the Open Hands Initiative and Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI), in collaboration with the University of Antioquia School of Medicine.

Health Diplomacy: A Step Towards Peace

Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health | Posted 01.19.2016 | Impact
Post-Conflict Colombia and Public Health

Dare we say that despite our hopeful holiday wishes for peace, the present looks grim? How can we begin to heal? Where does peace begin?

Disaster Relief 2.0: The Impact Of Crowdsourced Maps In Humanitarian Crises

The New York Times | Posted 05.28.2011 | Impact

Digital maps assembled by far-flung networks of online volunteers through the process called crowd-sourcing have been powerful tools in humanitarian r...

George Clooney's Satellite Project Shows Troops Near Sudan Border

GlobalPost | Andrew Meldrum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOSTON -- The Sudan army has deployed troops, light armor and artillery along the volatile Abyei border area between North and South Sudan, according ...