August 30, 2005 // 1:00pm — 3:00pm
Sayed Mohammid Amin Fatimie, Afghanistan Minister of Public Health, highlights improvements to Afghanistan's healthcare system that have transpired during the U.S. presence, but adds that more time is needed to repair the problems and rebuild the system into one of transparency and efficacy.
June 09, 2005 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The new report from the U.S. National Academies' National Research Council and Institute of Medicine shows that despite dramatic progress in certain areas, many young people still lack adequate schooling and good health.
June 08, 2005 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Dr. Angel Foster discusses gender-based violence in Tunisia and Jordan, focusing on community-based efforts in these countries to address honor killings and domestic violence This event is co-sponsored by ECSP, and supported by USAID's Office of Population and Reproductive Health and the Interagency Gender Working Group.
May 31, 2005 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Former Environmental Health Project Director Eckhard Kleinau reports on the program's results. The event also includes the Washington, D.C. premiere of Finding Balance: Forests and Family Planning in Madagascar, a nine-minute documentary film by Population Action International.
May 17, 2005 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Population Reference Bureau President William P. Butz and three PRB experts mark PRB's 75th anniversary at the Wilson Center.
May 09, 2005 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The Royal Cambodian Government has created the 400,000-hectare Central Cardamoms Protected Forest in southwestern Cambodia. As part of the efforts to protect this unique habitat, Conservation International has worked with local communities in the Cardamoms over the last year to increase their participation in land-use planning and natural resource management.
April 14, 2005 // 12:00am
Decades of rapid population growth in Ethiopia have contributed to over-farming and deforestation, which have degraded the environment and undermined development. Sahlu Haile and Charles Teller discuss these linkages.
April 06, 2005 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
In this Director's Forum, Jane Goodall expresses an urgent concern for the survival of our planet and its animal kingdom, along with a sense of hope that humans have the capacity to find alternatives to our destructive ways.
Gaining Ground: Lessons from the Preliminary Findings of Madagascar's New Demographic & Health Survey
February 08, 2005 // 11:00pm
After decades of improvement, the health of women and children across sub-Saharan Africa is declining. In Madagascar, however, it is on the upswing: the new 2003-2004 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) reveals great improvements in fertility as well as maternal and child health.
January 11, 2005 // 11:00pm
The fourth meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series features anthropologist Dr. Lilia Labidi of the University of Tunis and Dr. Karen Hardee, director of research at the Futures Group International in Washington.