Events

Food Security and Its Impact on International Development and HIV Reduction

Webcast: October 16, 2006featuringJordan Dey, World Food Programme; Suneetha Kadiyala, International Food Policy Research Institute; and William Noble, Food for Development Program, Africare

Delivering Solutions to Improve Maternal Health and Increase Access to Family Planning

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 800 women die daily from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Almost all of these deaths occur in developing countries, with higher rates for women living in rural areas and among poorer communities.

Reducing Maternal Mortality in Developing Countries, Part II

Webcast: March 12, 2008featuringWendy Graham, Immpact Principal Investigator; Dr. Julia Hussein, Immpact Senior Research Fellow; Cynthia Stanton, Immpact Researcher; Sophie Witter, Immpact Health Economist

Nanotechnology: Forging Ahead Responsibly

A new study shows Americans are excited about the prospects of nanotechnology, but concerned about its potential health and environmental effects.

Improving Health Care in Africa

NOVEMBER 2006--Discussion Deepens the Understanding of Challenges Facing Health Service Delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dialogue Interview with Mary Olive Smith

June 2008 - Mary Olive Smith discusses the burden of obstetric fistula and her documentary film, A Walk to Beautiful.

The Lancet's Maternal Survival Series: An Urgent Call to Action

Webcast: October 05, 2006featuringDr. Koki Agarwal, JHPIEGO; Dr. Nils Daulaire, Global Health Council; Lynn P. Freedman, Columbia University; Marge Koblinsky, International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Bangladesh; Dr. Carine Ronsmans, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Dr. Harshad Sanghvi, JHPIEGO; Mary Ellen Stanton, U.S. Agency for International Development; Ann Starrs, Family Care International; Anne Tinker, Saving Newborn Lives Initiative, Save the Children

Reducing Maternal Mortality in Developing Countries, Part I

Webcast: March 12, 2008featuringWendy Graham, Immpact Principal Investigator; Dr. Julia Hussein, Immpact Senior Research Fellow; Cynthia Stanton, Immpact Researcher; Sophie Witter, Immpact 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 // Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative