September 10, 2009 // 2:30pm — 4:00pm
Empowering women and girls will unleash "the greatest unexploited economic resource" and may be our best strategy for fighting poverty, claim co-authors Kristof and WuDunn.
Report Launch: Improving Ministry of Health and Ministry of Finance Relationships for Increased Health Funding
June 24, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Mavis MacCarthy, Executive Director, MCM Associates;Eva Mends, Head, Budget Development Unit, Ministry of Finance, Ghana;Mary Nannono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Uganda
May 20, 2009 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Countries affected by conflict often have high maternal mortality and morbidity rates. Experts discussed the need for evidence-based research for recovery and rebuilding of reproductive health systems in post-conflict settings.
March 20, 2009 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
March 04, 2009 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Jeremy Shiffman, Associate Professor of Public Administration, The Campbell Public Affairs Institute Maxwell School, Syracuse University; Ann M. Starrs, President, Family Care International
Dynamics Of Sexual Violence In The Eastern Democratic Republic Of Congo: Perpetrators, Community Response, and Policy Implications
January 15, 2009 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Panelists discuss the need for ethical, mixed-methods research to improve policies that protect victims of GBV and punish assailants, as well as empowering survivors.
Scaling Up Midwives and Traditional Birth Attendants To Reduce Maternal Mortality: Recommendations For Policymakers & Program Managers
December 17, 2008 // 8:00am — 10:00am
With no real progress towards MDG 5 in 15 years, women continue to perish at an alarming rate and one possible solution is to scale-up traditional birth attendants at birth. Experts discuss progress and remaining challenges.
September 25, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Rogelio Gómez Hermosillo, former National Coordinator, Oportunidades; James Riccio, Director, Low-Wage Workers and Communities Policy Area, MDRC, New York City; Michelle Adato, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute
September 17, 2008 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Representatives from Macro International offered data collected during a 4-month survey regarding Fertility, Family Planning, Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Women's Empowerment, Domestic Violence, and Maternal and Child Health and Mortality in Liberia.
June 17, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
"One of the common themes of all complex emergencies of the last three decades is that the public health and health systems are the first to be destroyed and the last to be recovered," remarks Dr. Frederick Burkle, Senior Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.