Global Health Events

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
Webcast

Strengthening Relationships To Defeat Hidden Hunger: The Importance of Government and Private Sector Cooperation

October 16, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Tamara Bekefi, Independent Consultant, and Michael D. Jarvis, Private Sector Development Specialist, World Bank Institute

Photography Exhibit and Reception: Water Stories: A Focus on Mexico

October 11, 2007 // 5:00pm7:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
More than 1 billion people lack access to potable water and more than 2.6 billion do not have adequate sanitation. "Water Stories: A Focus on Mexico" offers a vivid glimpse of the lives that lie behind these statistics.
Webcast

Book Discussion: Too Poor For Peace? Links Between Poverty, Conflict, Demography, and Environment

October 05, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Poverty not only causes insecurity in individuals' lives, but can also contribute to broader political instability, say contributors to "Too Poor for Peace."
Webcast

Universal Health Care Coverage in the United States

October 03, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Maternal Health Initiative
A Director's Forum with Robin Cook, physician, bestselling author, and Member of the Wilson Center's Board of Trustees; James Morone, Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies, Brown University; Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Paul Seltman, Counsel, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

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