Global Health Events

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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.

Climate Change, Environmental Degradation, and Conflict Prevention: A Roundtable Discussion to Identify Policy and Programming Options

November 01, 2007 // 12:00pm3:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts from diverse fields—including conflict prevention, environment, humanitarian relief, development, and the military— discuss potential policy and programming responses to the security implications of climate change.
Webcast

Working Together to Counter Global Health Threats

October 31, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
A Director's Forum with Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and Member of the Wilson Center's Board of Trustees
Webcast

Book Discussion - Differential Diagnoses: A Comparative History of Health Care Problems and Solutions in the United States and France

October 18, 2007 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Global Europe Program
With Paul V. Dutton, Associate Professor of History at Northern Arizona University. Commentator: Kimberly J. Morgan, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at The George Washington University

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