Avian Flu: The Next Pandemic?

JANUARY 2006--Lead story from January 2006 issue of Centerpoint

Wilson Center Announces New Program on Global Sustainability & Resilience

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today announced the creation of a new program to study the impact of global changes—such as population growth, resource scarcity, urbanization, migration, and economic development—on people’s lives, from their environment and health to their security and economic wellbeing.

'Landmark' Regulation on Environmental Information Disclosure in China

APRIL 2007 - Premier Wen Jiaobao signs China's first information disclosure regulation

China's Earthquake and Natural Disasters: Meeting the Needs

China's Sichuan Province incurred many casualties following the massive earthquake in June. The disaster also shed light on environmental and infrastructure problems in China. Several recent meetings were held on these issues, one on public health flaws after natural disasters and the other on China's cement industry.

Critical Dialogues on Avian Influenza

Webcast: November 30, 2005Bringing Together the Public Health, Animal Health, and Wildlife Management Communitiesfeaturing Alfonzo Torres, Michael Osterholm, William Karesh, Spangler "Buzz" Klopp, and Lonnie King

Urban Health in Asia: Growing Needs and Challenges Among the Poorest Populations: Part 1

Webcast: May 10, 2007featuringDr. Siddharth Raj Agarwal, Executive Director, Urban Health Resource Centre; Dr. Diana R. Silimperi, Technical Director, BASICS; and Dr. Victor K. Barbiero (moderator), Visiting Professor, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University; and Senior Adviser to the Global Health Initiative, Woodrow Wilson Center


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