public health

Planetary Health Spoken Word Performance by Steve Andriamasy

National Geographic Explorer Dr. Christopher Golden and his team of Harvard Planetary Health Scholars spent six weeks in Madagascar to better understand the human health impacts of environmental change. This series of stories will document this journey across Madagascar through their personal experiences. Steve Andriamasy is a renowned spoken word performer in Madagascar. In 2017,…

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Planetary Health Spoken Word Performance by Makwa Joma

National Geographic Explorer Dr. Christopher Golden and his team of Harvard Planetary Health Scholars spent six weeks in Madagascar to better understand the human health impacts of environmental change. This series of stories will document this journey across Madagascar through their personal experiences. Makwa Joma is a renowned spoken word performer in Madagascar. In 2017,…

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Forecasting diseases one image at a time

An image from a Landsat satellite of Brazil, where the Amazon flows into the Rio Negro and Solimoes River. Satellite imagery like this will be coupled with epidemiological data, meteorological data, and Internet data streams to identify conditions that could potentially lead to disease outbreaks. By Nick Generous Public health is like your plumbing: You…

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Two Pink Lines and the Fear of Death: Why Community Orientation is Critical to Public Health Interventions

National Geographic Explorer Dr. Christopher Golden and his team of Harvard Planetary Health Scholars spent six weeks in Madagascar to better understand the human health impacts of environmental change. This series of stories will document this journey across Madagascar through the personal experiences of these students. By Sarah Guth, UC Berkeley graduate student and Planetary…

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Why Plentiful Fish Stocks Protect Human Health and Wellbeing

National Geographic Explorer Dr. Christopher Golden and his team of Harvard Planetary Health Scholars spent six weeks in Madagascar to better understand the human health impacts of environmental change. This post is part of the series of stories that document a journey across Madagascar through the personal experiences of these students….

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The Faces Behind the Statistics of Environmental Change

National Geographic Explorer Dr. Christopher Golden and his team of Harvard Planetary Health Scholars spent six weeks in Madagascar to better understand the human health impacts of environmental change. This series of stories will document this journey across Madagascar through the personal experiences of these students….

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From Jamaica to Madagascar: Consistent Meaning of Resilience and Need for Planetary Health

National Geographic Explorer Dr. Christopher Golden and his team of Harvard Planetary Health Scholars spent six weeks in Madagascar to better understand the human health impacts of environmental change. This series of stories will document this journey across Madagascar through the personal experiences of these students.   By Hakeem Angulu, Harvard University undergraduate and Planetary…

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