Women's Health: A Conversation Across Generations

Featured scholar: Estefania Palomino. // Spanning generations and geography, this conversation on women’s health looks at the triumphs and challenges of the last several decades and identifies still-to-be-seized opportunities for positive change. Advancing health means putting women in charge of their own fertility and approaching medicine with sensitivity to gender, but it also means reducing poverty, strengthening families, and promoting justice. What can we learn from women long on the frontlines, and what dreams do new activists have? How can we move beyond ideology to action and build societies that put women’s health at the center of progress for all?

Festival: Spotlight Health 2015

Watch and Listen: Health

Larry Smarr believes in being the CEO of his own body, and for years, he has been measuring inputs (food and drink) and... See more
Once associated mostly with IV poles and standard-issue hospital gowns, health-related design has entered a new era... See more
Despite repeated attempts, Congress has not repealed the Affordable Care Act, although the Trump Administration has... See more
The Affordable Care Act became law because five congressional leaders made it happen. These committee chairs — two from... See more
Despite all of the scientific advances in genomic sequencing, genetic testing, and gene editing, science writer Carl... See more
Whether the headlines describe a “cancer moonshot” or a “war on cancer,” they capture a yearning and determination to... See more

Pages