January 16, 2008 // 9:00am — 10:30am
The health effects of undernutrition are responsible for more than one-third of childhood deaths and 11 percent of the world's disease burden. The findings of The Lancet's new series on maternal and child undernutrition are presented.
December 06, 2007 // 8:00am — 12:00pm
Victor K. Barbiero, Visiting Professor, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University; Malcolm Barry Kistnasamy, Dean of Medicine, Nelson Mandela School of Medicine; Andrew Harmer, Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba, CEO, Friends of the Global Fund Africa
Health, Population, and Nutrition in India: Key Findings from the 2005-06 National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3)
November 05, 2007 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
The Wilson Center hosts the U.S. launch of India's much-anticipated third National Family Household Survey, which provides vital health and welfare indicators.
October 31, 2007 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
A Director's Forum with Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and Member of the Wilson Center's Board of Trustees
Book Discussion - Differential Diagnoses: A Comparative History of Health Care Problems and Solutions in the United States and France
October 18, 2007 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
With Paul V. Dutton, Associate Professor of History at Northern Arizona University. Commentator: Kimberly J. Morgan, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at The George Washington University
Strengthening Relationships To Defeat Hidden Hunger: The Importance of Government and Private Sector Cooperation
October 16, 2007 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Tamara Bekefi, Independent Consultant, and Michael D. Jarvis, Private Sector Development Specialist, World Bank Institute
October 03, 2007 // 10:00am — 11:30am
A 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
September 20, 2007 // 10:00am — 11:30am
U.S. leadership "has truly transformed the global response to AIDS and the course of the epidemic," says Dr. Peter Piot, UNAIDS Executive Director and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations.
September 12, 2007 // 2:00pm — 5:00pm
A report that grew out of hearings held by the UK Parliament concludes that it will be difficult or impossible to achieve the MDGs with the current rate of population growth in the world's poorest countries.
Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor: The Orangi Pilot Project in Karachi, Pakistan and Density & Urban Form in Dakar, Senegal
September 07, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:30am
According to the United Nations, over one billion people lack access to clean water and over two billion have no access to sanitation, the primary cause of diseases like cholera that take the lives of more than 6,000 children in poor countries every day.