26 February 2008 – WHO releases new survey results on tuberculosis drug resistance. Data shows the highest rates of multidrug-resistant TB to date.
Podcast: September 20, 2007featuringDr. Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS
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 24, 2006featuringThomas Merrick, Professor, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University; Margaret E. Greene, Interim Chair, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University; and Rachel Nugent (Discussant), Director, BRIDGE Project, Population Reference Bureau.
Working papers commissioned for a conference organized by the Global Health Initiative and the Africa Program on the provision of health care in sub-Saharan Africa
Webcast: October 3, 2007featuringA 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
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.
AUGUST 2006--Selected Headlines from the XVI International AIDS Conference
March 2008 – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) establishes new center for genomics and health disparities research.