Global Health Events

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Reducing Maternal Mortality in Developing Countries

March 12, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Wendy Graham, Immpact Principal Investigator, and Professor of Obstetric Epidemiology, University of Aberdeen; Dr. Julia Hussein, Ipact Scientific Director, and Immpact Senior Research Fellow; Cynthia Stanton, Immpact Researcher, and Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Sophie Witter, Immpact/Ipact Health Economist
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Global Epidemics: The Contribution of Work

March 05, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Peter Schnall, Professor of Medicine, University of California at Irvine, and Director, Center for Social Epidemiology; Paul Landsbergis, Associate Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Marnie Dobson, Associate Director, Center for Social Epidemiology, and Research Associate, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at University of California, Irvine; Ellen Rosskam, Southeast Europe Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Josh Bivens, Economist, Economic Policy Institute
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Future Shock: How Environmental Change and Human Impact Are Changing the Global Map

March 04, 2008 // 9:00am10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Four expert speakers examine the security threats posed by global phenomena including migration, demographic change, water scarcity, and environmental degradation, seeking to shed light on the causes of certain conflicts and help governments prevent domestic and regional upheaval.
Webcast

Population and Climate Change: Relationships, Research, and Responses

February 20, 2008 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Larger populations tend to produce higher total levels of emissions, but other factors—including urbanization, technology, and population age structure—can affect a large population's emissions output, says NCAR's Brian O'Neill.

Human Population and Demographics: Can Stabilizing Population Help Stabilize Climate?

January 17, 2008 // 12:30pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP's breakout session at the National Council for Science and the Environment's (NCSE) 2008 National Conference explores how programs to improve reproductive health, family planning, natural resource management, and sustainable livelihoods can help mitigate climate change.
Webcast

U.S. Launch: Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition

January 16, 2008 // 9:00am10:30am
Maternal Health Initiative
The health effects of undernutrition are responsible for more than one-third of childhood deaths and 11 percent of the world's disease burden. The findings of The Lancet's new series on maternal and child undernutrition are presented.

Integrated Development: Population, Health, and Environment in East Africa, and Future Directions in Policy and Practice

January 15, 2008 // 11:00am4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The population-health-environment (PHE) community must harness the momentum generated by the PHE conference held in Ethiopia, in November 2007, says Geoff Dabelko at a meeting launching ECSP's new series "PHE: Building the Foundation for the Next 10 Years."

Public-Private Partnerships for Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

December 06, 2007 // 8:00am12:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Victor K. Barbiero, Visiting Professor, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University; Malcolm Barry Kistnasamy, Dean of Medicine, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine; Andrew Harmer, Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba, CEO, Friends of the Global Fund Africa

The Population Institute's 28th Annual Global Media Awards

December 05, 2007 // 11:00am3:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The winners of PI's 2007 Global Media Awards—including individual journalists and development practitioners from Cameroon, Malawi, and the Philippines, as well as media outlets such as Inter Press Service, E/The Environmental Magazine, and the Vancouver Sun—discuss their winning projects.
Webcast

Health, Population, and Nutrition in India: Key Findings from the 2005-06 National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3)

November 05, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
The Wilson Center hosts the U.S. launch of India's much-anticipated third National Family Household Survey, which provides vital health and welfare indicators.

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