JUNE 2006--Relevant Passages Focus on Clean Energy, Natural Disasters, and Pandemic Diseases
February 2008 – WHO releases new report on the global tobacco epidemic. Data shows an increasing health burden within the developing world and poor anti-tobacco legislation worldwide.
Dialogue Television: Week of October 17-21, 2007featuringDr. Peter Piot, Executive Director of the United Nations Aids Program and Under Secretary General of the United Nations Link to video
October 2008 – The Washington Post highlights growing maternal health trend and the issues of maternal mortality worldwide
Webcast: March 9, 2006featuringDr. Peter Piot, Executive Director of UNAIDS and United States Representative Jim Leach
Webcast: November 5, 2007featuringKamla Gupta, Professor and Head, Department of Migration and Urban Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences; Fred Arnold, Vice President, Macro International; and Sunita Kishor, Senior Gender Specialist, Macro International
A new study released by the Wilson Center's Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, a project created in partnership with The Pew Charitable Trusts, reveals that while Americans welcome new potential life-saving and -enhancing applications promised by nanotechnology, they voice concern over its potential long-term human health and environmental effects and the ability of government and the private sectors to manage such risks.
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.