Global Health Events

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Integrated Development in Population, Health, and Environment: Updates From Ethiopia and the Philippines

December 14, 2010 // 11:30am1:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Ethiopia and the Philippines are leading the way in demonstrating how this promising integrated approach can both improve community health and encourage environmental conservation. Field-based personnel from Ethiopia and the Philippines discussed the opportunities and challenges they have faced on the ground and share best practices across sectors-and across continents.
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Gender-Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Research Findings and Programmatic Implications

December 09, 2010 // 11:00am1:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Experts came together to discuss conflict-related, prevalent, systematic, and widespread sexual violence in the war-torn country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
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New Insights Into the Population Growth Factor in Development

December 06, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Martha Campbell and Malcolm Potts were joined for a discussion of the implications of rapid population growth on human and economic development by panelists Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu of the African Institute for Development Policy and Jotham Musinguzi of the African Region at Partners in Population and Development.
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Expanding Access to Essential Maternal Health Commodities

November 30, 2010 // 8:30am10:30am
Maternal Health Initiative
The ninth meeting of the 2009-2010 Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health series addresses the challenges and strategies for expanding access to maternal health commodities.
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Green Recovery and Reconstruction Training Toolkit for Humanitarian Aid: Rebuilding Stronger, Safer, Environmentally Sustainable Communities after Disasters

November 19, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The "Green Recovery and Reconstruction Training Toolkit", created by the World Wildlife Fund and the American Red Cross, will help future humanitarian efforts integrate principles of environmental conservation into their disaster recovery strategies.

Book Discussion: Russia's Peacetime Demographic Crisis

November 15, 2010 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
The deterioration of demographic conditions in Russia "truly qualifies as a crisis," argues Nicholas Eberstadt of the American Enterprise Institute. Eberstadt outlines the major trends of the ongoing population problems plaguing the Russian Federation—as well as their potential future impact.
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New Applications for Existing Technologies to Improve Maternal Health

October 27, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Josh Nesbit, Alain Labrique, and David Aylward discuss the role of Information and Communication Technologies in the prevention of maternal mortality.
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Asia's Growing Crisis of Floods and Droughts

October 19, 2010 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
The Greater Himalayas, whose glaciers supply seasonal water flows to some 40 percent of the world's population, are a climate change hot spot. Panelists at this event co-sponsored by Asia Society and China Environment Forum address the many threats that melting glaciers pose to Asia.
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A New Approach to Social Policy: Measuring Access to Opportunity

September 30, 2010 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Latin American Program
This seminar explored the Human Opportunity Index, designed to measure difference in access within and among countries of the region.

Book Launch: The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam

September 16, 2010 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Middle East Program
The latitudinal tenth parallel — located 700 miles above the equator — constitutes a "faith-based fault line" between Islam and Christianity, said Eliza Griswold at the launch of her latest book.

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