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Watch the MA Food is Medicine State Plan Video

CHLPI has been developing the Massachusetts Food is Medicine State Plan, an initiative that will assess the need for and access to Food is Medicine interventions across the state. We will develop and publish a report with concrete strategies that organizations and state agencies can use to improve access to Food is Medicine. 

10/7: 15+ Years Of PEPFAR: How US Action On HIV/AIDS Has Changed Global Health

The President’s Emergency Fund for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) has become the largest global health program focused on a single disease in history. Join a convenng of the early architects of PEPFAR as well as experts and implementers currently leading the charge to look at what it will take to stop global transmission.

10/16: Land Loss, Wealth, and Reparations

Black farmers owned over 16 million acres of land in 1910, yet by the end of the 20th century, almost all of it was gone. Why? Panelists will discuss their research estimating that black farmers have lost hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of land and income as a result of discrimination, the impact this loss has had on racial wealth inequality, and efforts to address these disparities through legal reform, certain policy initiatives, and reparations.

FDA Gearing Up For ‘New Era Of Smarter Food Safety’

Originally published by Forbes on October 15, 2019. Written by Tommy Tobin. Following the enactment of the Food Safety and Modernization Act (“FSMA”) in 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) embarked on a series of regulatory efforts to increase […]

Our Diets are Killing Us and Doctors aren’t Trained to Help

Originally published by The Hill on October 18, 2019. Written by Emily M. Broad Leib; Stephen Devries, M.D.; and Walter Willet, M.D., Ph.D. What if your doctor failed to talk to you about the most important threat to your health? […]

One by One, They’re Making a Difference

Originally published by Harvard Gazette on October 18, 2019. Written by Alvin Powell. Sarah Lockridge-Steckel left Harvard College in 2009 and headed to Memphis, Tenn., where she co-founded The Collective, a nonprofit that works with schools, businesses, and community groups […]

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