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Harvard: Dubai-based Workshop Focuses on Improving Adolescent Health Worldwide

There are currently about 1.8 billion people aged 10–19 around the world — the largest generation of adolescents in human history. A recent workshop convened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), by the Nutrition and Global Health Program at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, delved into the risks adolescents face and the ways that investing in their health can reap long-term benefits.

The two-day workshop held in July included 30 members and colleagues of the Africa Research, Implementation Science, and Education (ARISE) Network, a platform for collaborative education and research activities in Africa. The meeting was supported by the Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery–Dubai.

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