The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Highlighted a Severe Healthcare Staffing Shortage

Ratna H. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted a severe healthcare staffing shortage. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 27. Abstract The Problem: The COVID-19 pandemic has successfully highlighted the shortcomings within the U.S. healthcare system. Purpose of Article: To address healthcare staffing shortages.  If no attempt to address healthcare staffing issues is made, then the U.S. healthcare system […]

An Economic Analysis of Refugee Health Policy and a Structural Comparison of the Philadelphia Refugee Health Collaborative with Colorado, Kentucky, and Minnesota

Rahman NA. An Economic Analysis of Refugee Health Policy and a Structural Comparison of the Philadelphia Refugee Health Collaborative with Colorado, Kentucky, and Minnesota. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 30. Abstract This paper aims to discuss refugee admission from a public health perspective; appraise refugee policy changes by the United States as compared with the […]

COVID-19 and the Code: Revisiting the Philippine Experience

Jimeno J. COVID-19 and the code: revisiting the Philippine experience. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 27. The World Health Organization (WHO, 2020) recommended that breastfeeding of infants should be initiated and continued even among mothers with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. Lubbe et al. (2020) corroborated that the coronavirus is not transmitted via breastmilk, and the […]

The Effect of State Mandate Timing on COVID-19 Incidence Rates

Amin S, Peddu D, Majmudar G, Weber P . The effect of state mandate timing on COVID-19 incidence rates. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021;27. Background The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the global medical system and in the absence of efficacious pharmaceutical interventions, nations, including the United States, have turned to non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) such as […]

Globalization, Urbanization and COVID-19: Implications for a World All Too Connected

Johnson S. Globalization, urbanization and COVID-19: implications for a world all too connected. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 27. It takes approximately forty hours to circumnavigate the Earth via airplane. The fastest-moving car travels over 300 miles per hour (MPH) and NASA’s latest spacecraft is set to hit a record speed of 430,000 MPH. Since […]

A Small Allocation of the COVID-19 Vaccine Yields Critical Benefits to One-third of Americans: Prioritize School Staff and Childcare Workers

Kirwin M. A small allocation of the COVID-19 vaccine yields critical benefits to one-third of Americans: prioritize school staff and childcare workers. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 27. Abstract The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is anticipated to issue two Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for two COVID-19 vaccines by the end of 2020, along with […]