News

The Program on Forced Migration and Health engages in some of today's most important conversations. Below is a snapshot of the work of PFMH faculty and staff in the news.

Advance Global Access to Vaccinations

Opinion piece written by PFMH faculty Dr. Rachel T. Moresky and Dr. Megan Coffee, published in Columbia News. 3 February 2021. Read the full opinion here.

Institutional Failures in COVID-19

Article written by PFMH faculty Dr. Les Roberts, published in Think Global Health. 18 November 2020. Read the full piece here.

 

Loss for Everyone as CDC's Standing Erodes

Opinion piece written by PFMH faculty Dr. Les Roberts, published in The Hill. 17 October 2020. Read the full opinion here

 

'Long-haul' covid-19 complications are real. I faced similar problems after surviving Ebola.

Perspective piece written by PFMH faculty Dr. Craig Spencer, published in The Washington Post. 19 September 2020. Read the full piece here

 

Virus Puts Global Health Inequality in the Spotlight

The World Today of Australian ABC Radio News and Current Affairs spoke with PFMH faculty Dr. Patrick Kachur. 16 July 2020. Listen to the full interview here.

 

What COVID-19 Means for Immigrants' Reproductive Health

Op-Ed piece written by PFMH faculty Dr. Goleen Samari and Dr. Sheila Desai of the Guttmacher Institute, published in Colorlines. 26 June 2020. Read the full op-ed here.

 

Epidemiologist: New Yorkers' coronavirus response sets an example for the world (Commentary)

Commentary writtten by PFMH faculty Dr. Les Roberts, published on Syracuse.com. 29 April 2020. Read the full commentary here

 

Making America Sick Again: How Anti-Immigrant Measures Will Worsen the Coronavirus Pandemic

Opinion piece written by PFMH faculty Dr. Goleen Samari, published in the New York Daily News. 30 March 2020. Read the full piece here.

 

The COVID-19 Blame Game Threatens Us All

Commentary written by PFMH Director Professor Monette Zard and Open Society Foundations Director of International Migration Initiative Gregory Maniatis, published in Project Syndicate. 6 March 2020. Read the full commentary here.

 

This Doctor was Vilified After Contracting Ebola. Now He Sees History Repeating Itself with Coronavirus

Article featuring PFMH faculty Dr. Craig Spencer in TIME. 4 February 2020. Read the full article here.

 

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An archive of selected news from the Program on Forced Migration and Health can be found here