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Informing Policy & Programs

Much of the work we do aims to improve public health by providing an evidence base to influence policy or impact programs. Read on to learn more about some of these projects.

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Recognition of a lifelong commitment to translating research into policy in environmental health sciences
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Evidence-based recommendations inform the Chinese government’s National Plan for NCD Prevention and Treatment
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Investigating potential alternative uses of an estimated $750 billion wasted in medical care each year
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Since its founding in 1961, the school has been a leader in translating evidence to policies and programs that improve the health of populations
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Moving research to recommendations for healthier supplemental food packages for low-income pregnant and postpartum women and young children
Working to improve the quantity and quality of globally comparative policy data available to government leaders, citizens, civil society, and researchers around the world on policies affecting human health, development, well-being, equity, and the economy
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Examining how vehicle emissions affect air quality in Beijing, with a view to guiding policymakers.