Even the most rigorous and relevant research will have little public health impact if not understood and used by decision makers. Practice and policy soundbites.

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Research Linked to Policy

Dr. Resch led research commissioned by the U.S. government to assess spending on HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, and helped revise the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria’s (GFATM) policies on eligibility, prioritization and financing, and development of its new funding model for allocating GFATM resources across diseases and countries.

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Educating Future Leaders

Dr. Goldie is leading multi-faceted efforts to advance pedagogy in decision science—from online courses to instructor residencies to develop curricula and fine-tune classroom skills. CHDS is partnering with schools across Harvard to bring decision science to scholars across disciplines, across levels, and across backgrounds.

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Featured Resource: Vaccine Handbook

This open-access handbook explores vaccine development and financing while challenging traditional market-based approaches. It provides tools and exercises for assessing costs and benefits using both simple and sophisticated modeling techniques.

Featured Resource: Forum Webcasts

The Forum provides decision-makers with a global platform to discuss policy choices and scientific controversies, allowing participants to leverage their collective knowledge.