On November 2, 2006, the Global Health Initiative and the Africa Program hosted a vibrant roundtable workshop on the health imperatives for Africa and the need for the public and private sectors to cooperate in the provision of health care. This publication includes a list of conclusions and next steps reached by the participants as well as summaries of the three papers commissioned for the meeting on: Africa health trends; improving health efficiencies; and, expanding public-private sector partnerships.
The Woodrow Wilson Center’s 2012-2013 Advancing Dialogue on Maternal Health series brought together experts who work in maternal health, health systems strengthening, and the donor and policymaking communities to leverage participants’ collective knowledge and identify common strategies or priorities that might be adapted across settings to prevent pregnancy-related deaths and complications. Delivering Success: Scaling Up Solutions for Maternal Health captures, analyzes, and synthesizes the strategies and recommendations that emerged from this series.
26 February 2008 – WHO releases new survey results on tuberculosis drug resistance. Data shows the highest rates of multidrug-resistant TB to date.
In this Point of View editorial, the Global Health Initiative's Calyn Ostrowski says more investment is needed in the developing world to improve health systems that would, in effect, help reduce maternal mortality.
Webcast: January 18, 2006featuringRobin Cook, bestselling author and member of the Wilson Center's Board of Trustees; Michael West, President & Chief Scientific Officer, Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.; and William Hurlbut, Consulting Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center, and Member of the President's Council on Bioethics
Webcast: September 20, 2007featuringA Director's Forum with U.S. Representative Nita M. Lowey (D-NY), UNAIDS Executive Director Dr. Peter Piot, and USAID Assistant Administrator for Global Health Kent R. Hill
SEPTEMBER 2005--Inaugural Event to Examine Potential Avian Influenza Outbreak