Events

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HIV/AIDS, Agriculture, and Conservation: Impacts and Solutions

January 17, 2007 // 11:00am1:00pm
Richard Skolnik of Population Reference Bureau, Lori Hunter of the University of Colorado at Boulder, and World Wildlife Fund's Judy Oglethorpe discuss the impact of HIV/AIDS, and call for multi-sectoral approaches to tackling the disease.
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How Swaziland's Governance Model and AIDS Crisis Intersect

December 05, 2006 // 2:00pm3:30pm
A briefing on recent developments in Swaziland. Panelists will discuss a wide range of social and economic challenges currently facing Swaziland, namely its economic growth, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, and the government's handling of opposition parties.
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Environmental Health Crises in Southwest China

November 08, 2006 // 8:00am10:00am
Millions of rural and urban citizens in China suffer from health problems and limits to economic development due to contamination or shortages of water and air pollution from coal. In southwest China, water challenges are particularly acute due to that region's karst geology, where much of the water flows underground through caves rather than on the surface
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Public and Private Provision of Health Care in Sub-Saharan Africa

November 02, 2006 // 8:00am4:00pm
Victor K. Barbiero, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services; David Oot, Save the Children, U.S.; Daniel Kaseje, Tropical Institute of Community Health and Development in Africa; Jonathon Simon, Boston University School of Public Health; Patrick Osewe, World Bank; and Nancy Pielemeier, Abt Associates
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Food Security and Its Impact on International Development and HIV Reduction

October 16, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
"Hunger is the greatest public health problem in the world and it underpins—or undermines—a nation's development," says Jordan Dey, director of the U.S. Relations Office at the World Food Programm.
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The Lancet's Maternal Survival Series: An Urgent Call to Action

October 05, 2006 // 9:30am12:00pm
The new Maternal Survival Series in the British medical journal The Lancet calls attention to the progress and the challenges of reducing maternal mortality in both the developing and the developed world, and outlines what the authors believe to be the "best bet" strategy for preventing these deaths.
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Environmental Vulnerability in Haiti

August 02, 2006 // 9:00am5:00pm
A Stakeholder Workshop to Discuss Findings and Recommendations with USAID's Technical Assessment Team
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Governance and Corruption in Public Health Care Systems

June 14, 2006 // 10:30am12:00pm
Governance is not typically addressed in the health sector. Maureen Lewis, fellow at the Center for Global Development, draws on examples from her new paper to show that good governance is crucial to effective health care delivery.

Partnership for Clean Indoor Air in Guizhou Province: Promoting Environmental Health in Rural China

June 13, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
The Partnership for Clean Indoor Air was launched at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 to address the increased environmental health risk faced by billons of people across the developing world who burn traditional biomass fuels and coal indoors for cooking and heating.

Russia's Public Health Catastrophe in Chechnya

June 12, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Khassan Baiev, author, Grief of my Heart: Memoirs of a Chechen Surgeon; Nicholas Daniloff, Professor, School of Journalism, Northeastern University

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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