Student insights on malaria

Sarah McGough is a PhD candidate and teaching fellow for the free, open-access online course, PH425x “MalariaX: Defeating Malaria from the Genes to the Globe” on the edX platform. McGough shares how she got involved with malaria eradication and MalariaX.

Battling infectious diseases

Past president of ASTMH, Regina Rabinovich, the ExxonMobil Malaria Scholar in Residence at Harvard University, has her sights set on how to address pressing public and global health issues.

MalariaX: a free online course

Together with edX, an online education platform, HarvardX launched a free online course called: “MalariaX: Defeating Malaria from the Genes to the Globe.” Enroll today and gain insights on cutting-edge science and technology for malaria and examine key public health policies needed to control and eliminate malaria.

Students pitch long-lasting insect repellent

Harvard Chan student Abraar M. Karan, MPH ’17, and HBS student Andrew Rothaus, MBA ’18, plan to develop and clinically test an innovative, long-lasting insect repellent and are among the finalists in the New Venture Competition.

Mob Malaria – Watch video

On World Malaria Day 2014, hundreds of students worldwide took part in an audio-guided flash mob called Mob Malaria. Watch the video.

A passion for science – and fighting malaria

In an interview with HSPH News, PhD candidate Perrine Marcenac discusses her research on mosquito biology and the interplay between reproduction and immunity in Anopheles gambiae, the primary vector for malaria transmission in sub-Saharan Africa.

World Malaria Day 2014

On April 25, Harvard commemorated World Malaria Day 2014 with two fun, student-led activities – a 5K community walk and an international flash mob to raise awareness about malaria.

Mob Malaria: Making Malaria Awareness Fun

On World Malaria Day (April 25), two freshmen students at Harvard will lead a multinational flash mob for Malaria. Mob Malaria will be simultaneously held in Zimbabwe, China, and the U.S.

Webcast – Global Health Summit 2013

On November 25, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health convened the Global Health Summit, highlighting their collaborations and achievements in the field.