Seeing Through the Smog: Promoting Sino-U.S. Cooperation on Air Quality, Environmental Health, and Climate Change
May 12, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China's three decades as the world's fastest growing economy have brought it an unfortunate primacy in two other categories: world's highest annual incidence of premature deaths triggered by air pollution and greatest emitter of carbon dioxide.
May 05, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Jarbas Barbosa, Area Manager, Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention, Pan American Health Organization; Katherine Bliss, Deputy Director, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Gib Clarke, Coordinator, Wilson Center Global Health Initiative
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
March 02, 2009 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Alexandra Vacroux, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
January 30, 2009 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Cynthia Arnson, director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; former Congressman Howard Wolpe, director, Africa Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Gib Clarke, coordinator, Global Health Initiative, Woodrow Wilson Center
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.
November 20, 2008 // 7:45am — 3:15pm
Pakistan's water situation is extremely precarious. Conference participants highlight the different facets of Pakistan's water crisis, examine the rural and urban dimensions of the crisis, and consider possible responses.
October 20, 2008 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Dr. Tedros Adhanom discusses U.S.-Ethiopian health partnerships, health innovations, and the health-related impacts of the food, fuel, and finance crises.