Reproductive Health Events

Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth?

May 16, 2011 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"The world as a whole is getting more religious," said Professor of Politics at the University of London Eric Kaufmann, speaking at the Wilson Center for the launch of his latest book, Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth? Due to their consistently higher birthrates, religious fundamentalists may reverse the tide of secularism within the next century, he said.
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Reporting on Global Health: A Conversation With the International Reporting Project Fellows

April 28, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Fresh off their assignments, four fellows from the International Reporting Project speak about their experiences researching underreported health issues in Haiti, Botswana, Mozambique, and Uganda.
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Designing Health and Population Programs to Improve Equity: Moving Beyond the Rhetoric

April 26, 2011 // 8:30am10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
"There needs to be ongoing flexibility and creativity in our ways of approaching health equity," said John Borrazzo of USAID at a discussion on practical strategies to improving access to health services for the world's poor and other marginalized groups, with panelists Mickey Chopra of UNICEF; Davidson Gwatkin of the Results for Development Institute and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Cesar Victoria of the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil; and Jennifer Luna of the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP).
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Accessing Maternal Health Care Services in Urban Slums: What Do We Know?

April 19, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
The Population Council's John Townsend moderates a discussion on improving maternal health care in urban slums as part of the 2011 Maternal Health Dialogue Series.
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Integrating Development: A Livelihood Approach to Population, Health, and Environment Programs

April 07, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Rural communities in developing countries understand that high population growth rates, poor health, and environmental degradation are connected, said Population Action International's Roger-Mark De Souza. An integrated approach to development – one that combines population, health, and environment (PHE) programs – is a "cost-effective intervention that we can do very easily, that responds to community needs, that will have a huge impact that's felt within a short period of time," said De Souza, who was joined by three other experts to discuss how to improve current efforts to expand the PHE approach.
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Madagascar, Past and Future: Lessons From Population, Health, and Environment Programs

March 28, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Lisa Gaylord, director of program development at the Wildlife Conservation Society; Matthew Erdman, program coordinator for the Population-Health-Environment Program at Blue Ventures Conservation; and Kristen Patterson, senior program officer at The Nature Conservancy, discussed the challenges and outcomes of past and future integrated population, health, and environment (PHE) programs in Madagascar.
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Innovations From Development to Delivery: Working With the Private Sector to Improve Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition

March 22, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Kari Stoever, Senior Adviser, Global Advocacy, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN); Hugh Chang, Director for Special Initiatives, PATH; Laura McLaughlin, Environmental Engineer, Cascade Designs, Inc; Laura Birx, Senior Food Security and Nutrition Specialist, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
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Carrying Capacity: Should We Be Aiming to Survive or Flourish?

February 22, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"In the eyes of many governments, population has, as we all know, been a rather uncomfortable topic for a number of years," said Nobel Laureate Sir John Sulston, FRS, chair of the Institute for Science, Ethics, and Innovation at the University of Manchester and chair of the Royal Society's "People and the Planet" working group. Sulston and his co-panelists, Martha Campbell, president of Venture Strategies for Health and Development, and Professor Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue of Cornell University, encouraged active debate on a range of population dynamics and their connections to economic, environmental, and political futures.
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Reality Check: Challenges and Innovations in Addressing Postpartum Hemorrhage

January 25, 2011 // 8:00am4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Cathy Solter, Senior Fellow, Pathfinder International;Sudhir Maknikar, Pathfinder International India;Deborah Armbruster, Sr. Maternal and Newborn Health Advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development;Suellen Miller, Director of Safe Motherhood Programs, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health; Farouk Jega, Pathfinder International Nigeria;Paul LaBarre, Technical Officer, PATH;Jennifer Blum, Senior Program Associate, Gynuity Health Projects;Ndola Prata, Medical Director, Venture Strategies Innovation;Shabnam Shahnaz, Pathfinder International Bangladesh
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Maternal Undernutrition: Evidence, Links, and Solutions

December 15, 2010 // 8:30am10:30am
Maternal Health Initiative
Experts Doyin Oluwole and Amy Webb Girard address the linkages between poverty, undernutrition, and poor maternal health outcomes in the final meeting of the 2009-2010 Advancing Dialogue on Maternal Health series.

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