How Being a Prisoner and Patient Is Fit for Tragedy in the U.S.

Fuentes P. How being a prisoner and patient is fit for tragedy in the U.S. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 26. Today I write in the midst of a novel infectious enemy, and the grim shadow of a more vicious and violent opponent: racial inequality. The gruesome image of George Floyd’s deadly encounter with police […]

Misinformation, Health Equity, News Media: Application of Critical Race Theory (CRT) to Examine News Media’s Role in Normalizing Religious Bigotry

Irfan A, Sifat M, Brown Z. Misinformation, health equity, news media: application of critical race theory (CRT) to examine news media’s role in normalizing religious bigotry. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 26. Abstract One of the unintended consequences of infodemics is the subtle misinformation, especially through nonverbalized images, which often goes unexamined. In an age […]

Pandemic of Racism: Public Health Implications of Political Misinformation 

Irfan A, Bieniek-Tobasco A, Golembeski C. Pandemic of racism: public health implications of political misinformation. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 26. Abstract Misinformation amplified by political elites can lead to an increase in racism and discrimination against racial and ethnic minorities and other populations who experience vulnerabilities. Politically-motivated misinformation, as observed during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Modernizing the Cuban Healthcare System by Updating Medical Immigration Rules

Lopez D. Modernizing the Cuban healthcare system by updating medical immigration rules. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;22. Cuba’s healthcare system is globally known for providing aid in medical crisis to multiple countries. It is acknowledged that the “healthcare and education are the two jewels in the Cuban crown” (Kirk 79). After hearing these flattering statements, […]