Events

A Private Luncheon Conversation with Dr. Dora Akunyili: Fighting Corruption in Drug Markets and Advancing Women in African Leadership

May 01, 2006 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Dora Nkem Akunyili, Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria

Commemoration of the Chernobyl Disaster: The Human Experience Twenty Years Later

April 26, 2006 // 8:30am7:30pm
Although many people know the basic story of Chernobyl, for U.S. audiences the details and the human experience of Chernobyl have faded. The Kennan Institute, in cooperation with the University of Alberta and the Harriman Institute, will commemorate the disaster on its twentieth anniversary in an attempt to help to bring the personal side of the story back into the spotlight.
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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: 21st Century Medicine

April 14, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
A Director's Forum with Dr. Kenneth Cooper, Founder, President, and CEO-—Cooper Aerobics Center
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The Avian Flu Challenge in Southeast Asia: the Potential of Public-Private Partnerships

April 11, 2006 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Avian flu's global spread, coupled with its high human fatality rate, has catapulted the virus to the top of the public health agenda. Public-private partnerships have the potential to merge industry expertise, public interest, and financing for the effective delivery of services, drugs, and resources to the people and communities in need.
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Young Males and Masculinity in Sub-Saharan Africa: HIV/AIDS, Conflict, and Violence

April 03, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Drawing on literature and interviews with young men in Botswana, Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda, a new World Bank report co-authored by Gary Barker examines the construction of masculinity in sub-Saharan Africa and its links to HIV/AIDS, conflict, and violence, including gender-based violence.
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Book Discussion--Fragile Innocence: A Father's Memoir of His Daughter's Courageous Journey

March 31, 2006 // 10:00am11:00am
with James Reston Jr., author and Woodrow Wilson Center Senior Scholar and commentator Walter Reich, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University and Wilson Center Senior Scholar

Biotechnology Innovations in a Developing Country: Brazilian Research and Development to Help the World's Poor

March 13, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Brazil has made tremendous advances in the field of biotechnology despite its status as a developing country. It has taken advantage of its public-sector infrastructure and low-cost production to invest in health research and development, creating and patenting new vaccines, technologies, and health services to combat diseases that primarily affect the poor.
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Getting Ahead of AIDS: The Long-term Agenda

March 09, 2006 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Dr. Peter Piot and U.S. Representative Jim Leach (R-IA) speak at a Wilson Center Director's Forum about the long-term agenda for fighting HIV/AIDS.
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Population, Environment, and Development in Ethiopia

March 06, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Ethiopia's runaway population growth and declining natural resources are undermining the country's health systems and development, says Sahlu Haile.

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