Global Health

Looking Forward, Acting Now

Mothers should survive childbirth so they and their babies can flourish.

People with diabetes should have access to life-saving insulin.

HIV-positive moms and dads should live to enjoy their grandchildren.

Global health has achieved dramatic reductions in preventable illness, injury and death. But there is still much to do. Our faculty, staff, and students are at the forefront of the global push towards the world’s Sustainable Development Goals. We are looking forward and acting now to eliminate poverty, inequity, and preventable illness and death by 2030.

Research: We collaborate with communities, governments, scientists, and international development partners to improve the health of populations.

Students & Alumni: We train future global health leaders through classroom and field-based experiences. DGH alumni are working around the world: improving government policies, promoting social justice, and increasing access to education, economic opportunity, and health services.

Partnerships: Over two decades we have built partnerships in Boston, China, Ghana, India, Mexico Vietnam, South Africa, Zambia, and elsewhere. These relationships drive our research, advocacy, and commitment to the communities where we work.

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  • Published On 10/1/2018Cost-Effectiveness of Cervical Cancer Screening in Women Living With HIV in South Africa: A Mathematical Modeling Study.Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)read at PubMed
  • Published On 9/13/2018Is Taiwan''s National Health Insurance a perfect system? Problems related to health care utilization of the aboriginal population in rural townships.The International journal of health planning and managementread at PubMed
  • Published On 9/12/2018Computational model of wound healing: EGF secreted by fibroblasts promotes delayed re-epithelialization of epithelial keratinocytes.Integrative biology : quantitative biosciences from nano to macroread at PubMed
  • Published On 9/11/2018Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on Treatment Outcomes in a Prospective Study of Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB) HIV Co-Infection Treatment in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)read at PubMed
  • Published On 9/7/2018Small volume method for drug release screening using ultrasonic agitation.The Analystread at PubMed
  • Published On 9/5/2018Routine data underestimates the incidence of first-line antiretroviral drug discontinuations due to adverse drug reactions: Observational study in two South African cohorts.PloS oneread at PubMed
  • Published On 9/1/2018Stratified Probabilistic Bias Analysis for Body Mass Index-related Exposure Misclassification in Postmenopausal Women.Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.)read at PubMed
  • Published On 9/1/2018Medication Side Effects and Retention in HIV Treatment: A Regression Discontinuity Study of Tenofovir Implementation in South Africa and Zambia.American journal of epidemiologyread at PubMed
  • Published On 9/1/2018Quantitative Bias Analysis for Collaborative Science.Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.)read at PubMed
  • Published On 8/31/2018Lipid-based nutrient supplements for maternal, birth, and infant developmental outcomes.The Cochrane database of systematic reviewsread at PubMed