Global Health Events

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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.
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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
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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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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.
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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."
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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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Discussion: The Shape of Things to Come

October 02, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Elizabeth Leahy presents the main findings of the new PAI report—which examines age structure and its bearing on political stability, democratic governance, and economic development.
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China's Green Olympics: A Lasting Impact?

September 26, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
China Environment Forum
Since winning the Olympic bid in 2001, Beijing has invested heavily in green construction materials and sustainable energy for the Olympic Village, and made momentous efforts to clean the city's notoriously dirty air and water.

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