Reopening: Balancing Public Health, Safety, Human Rights, and the Economy

As the United States and the world move toward reopening, how do we best balance public health and safety imperatives with economic interests and civil liberties?

PHR Advisory Council member Jennifer Leaning, MD, SMH, professor of the practice of health and human rights at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and associate professor of emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School, former director and now senior fellow at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University leads a conversation on the challenges and implications of economic reopening, through a health and human rights lens.

Distinguished panelists:

Ashish Jha, MD, MPH is the K.T. Li Professor of Global Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and director of the Harvard Global Health Institute. He is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a practicing general internist.

Martin McKee, MD, DSc, is a professor of European public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and research director of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.

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