Events

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Conditional Cash Transfers and the Health Sector

September 25, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
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
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Key Findings from the Liberia Demographic and Health Survey (DHS)

September 17, 2008 // 10:00am12:00pm
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.
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Strengthening Health Systems To Reach the Poor

July 15, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
As part of a larger governance framework, health care systems can begin to remove some of the layers of neglect, abuse, and exclusion that prevent the poor from receiving equal care, public health experts explain.
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Aid Effectiveness in Pakistan: Case Study of the Health and Population Sector

July 09, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Speaker: Samia Altaf, Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar
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Public Health Management After Natural Disasters

June 17, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
"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.
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Coal City

May 22, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Speakers present the coal component of the USAID-supported China Environmental Health Project, which aims to obtain accurate data on coal-fired pollution emissions in Huainan, China.

Film Screening and Reception: A Walk to Beautiful

May 15, 2008 // 3:00pm6:00pm
The Wilson Center hosts a screening of A Walk to Beautiful, an award-winning documentary about five Ethiopian women who suffer from obstetric fistula and seek treatment at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital.

Health Care in Crisis: What's Driving Health Reform in Canada and the United States?

April 16, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
At the publication launch of the 9th issue in the One Issue, Two Voices series, authors discussed how the current political conversation regarding U.S. health care reform does not reflect the complexity and diversity of the American medical care system.
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Public Health Democracy: U.S. and Global Health Disparities in Breast Cancer

April 02, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Dr. Doris Browne, Program Director of the Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute; Dr. Peter Greenwald, Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute; Dr. Lucile Adams-Campbell, Director of the Howard University Cancer Center, and Professor of Medicine
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Reducing Maternal Mortality in Developing Countries

March 12, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Wendy Graham, Immpact Principal Investigator, and Professor of Obstetric Epidemiology, University of Aberdeen; Dr. Julia Hussein, Ipact Scientific Director, and Immpact Senior Research Fellow; Cynthia Stanton, Immpact Researcher, and Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Sophie Witter, Immpact/Ipact Health Economist

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Experts & Staff

  • Roger-Mark De Souza // Director of Population, Environmental Security and Resilience, Wilson Center
  • Sandeep Bathala // Senior Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Katrina Braxton // Program Assistant, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Schuyler Null // Web Editor and Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative