November 30, 2005 // 8:00am — 11:00am
At an event co-sponsored by the Wilson Center and Cornell University, public health, animal health, and wildlife management experts emphasize that preventing a pandemic will require a strong international health alliance that addresses animal as well as human health.
September 19, 2005 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Nearly four decades have passed since the world last saw an influenza pandemic, many believe we are long overdue for another. Dr. Michael Osterholm and Helen Branswell mark the inauguration of the Global Health Initiative.
In developing countries, more than 500,000 women die of pregnancy-related complications each year, yet most of these deaths can be prevented with improved medical care. The Wilson Center's Global Health Initiative has launched a policy series to discuss, inform, and potentially effect policy on critical issues related to maternal health.
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
The Environmental Change and Security Program and Global Health Initiative are seeking two Program Assistants.
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
AUGUST 2006--Selected Headlines from the XVI International AIDS Conference