Events

Public and Private Provision of Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa: Session 1

Webcast: November 2, 2006Session 1: Future Public Health Trends and Issues in Africa featuringVictor K. Barbiero, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services and David Oot, Save the Children, U.S.

Global Epidemics: The Contribution of Work

Webcast: March 5, 2008featuringPeter Schnall, Director, Center for Social Epidemiology; Paul Landsbergis, Associate Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Marnie Dobson, Associate Director, Center for Social Epidemiology; Ellen Rosskam, Southeast Europe Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Josh Bivens, Economist, Economic Policy Institute

New NIOSH Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology & Strategic Plan for Nanotechnology Research

According to Andrew Maynard, chief science advisor for the Wilson Center's Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, a project created in partnership with The Pew Charitable Trusts, the release of Approaches to Safe Nanotechnology: An Information Exchange with NIOSH and Strategic Plan for NIOSH Nanotechnology Research: Filling the Knowledge Gaps is a small but important step forward by the U.S. government to address the possible health implications of nanotechnology.

WHO Releases 2008 World Health Statistics

May 2008 - New WHO statistics indicate that mortality from non-communicable diseases is significantly increasing worldwide, surpassing infectious disease mortality rates.

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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 // Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative