June 14, 2006 // 10:30am — 12:00pm
Governance is not typically addressed in the health sector. Maureen Lewis, fellow at the Center for Global Development, draws on examples from her new paper to show that good governance is crucial to effective health care delivery.
June 13, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The Partnership for Clean Indoor Air was launched at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 to address the increased environmental health risk faced by billons of people across the developing world who burn traditional biomass fuels and coal indoors for cooking and heating.
June 12, 2006 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Khassan Baiev, author, Grief of my Heart: Memoirs of a Chechen Surgeon; Nicholas Daniloff, Professor, School of Journalism, Northeastern University
June 08, 2006 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Senator Bob Bennett (R-UT); Craig Calhoun, President, Social Science Research Council; Jennifer Cooke, Co-director, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.; Robert Heimer, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Yale UniversityVideo of this event is now available.
Decentralization - Bad; Recentralization - Worse? What Failed Health Care Reforms Tell Us about the Russian State
May 30, 2006 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Alexandra Vacroux, Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute
Civil Strife in the Developing World: New Insights on Connections Among Environment, Demography, and Conflict
May 02, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Colin Kahl and Marvin Ott examine how demographic and environmental factors can create turmoil in many countries and regions, and also create threats to national security.
A Private Luncheon Conversation with Dr. Dora Akunyili: Fighting Corruption in Drug Markets and Advancing Women in African Leadership
May 01, 2006 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Dora Nkem Akunyili, Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria
April 26, 2006 // 8:30am — 7:30pm
Although many people know the basic story of Chernobyl, for U.S. audiences the details and the human experience of Chernobyl have faded. The Kennan Institute, in cooperation with the University of Alberta and the Harriman Institute, will commemorate the disaster on its twentieth anniversary in an attempt to help to bring the personal side of the story back into the spotlight.
April 14, 2006 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
A Director's Forum with Dr. Kenneth Cooper, Founder, President, and CEO-—Cooper Aerobics Center
April 11, 2006 // 3:00pm — 5:30pm
Avian flu's global spread, coupled with its high human fatality rate, has catapulted the virus to the top of the public health agenda. Public-private partnerships have the potential to merge industry expertise, public interest, and financing for the effective delivery of services, drugs, and resources to the people and communities in need.