Events

Confronting the Crisis: Women and AIDS

November 10, 2004 // 8:00am10:00am
Experts address women's particular vulnerability to HIV/AIDS, the disease's impact on family livelihoods, and women's role in prevention programs.

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 3 of 6

November 04, 2004 // 11:00pm
At the third meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series, Dr. Gruenbaum discusses community-based efforts to change attitudes toward female genital cutting in Sudan, and Dr. Inhorn focuses on the impact of Islamic teachings on the spread of infertility technologies.

Documentary Screening: AIDS Warriors

October 21, 2004 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The PBS series Wide Angle, which seeks to reveal the "humanity behind the headlines," sent award-winning filmmakers Micah Fink and Andrew Young to Angola to look behind the HIV/AIDS pandemic and examine the role of the military in fighting this health crisis.

Working Together for the Millennium Development Goals

October 19, 2004 // 12:00am
Four years have passed since world leaders gathered at the United Nations to make a commitment to end extreme poverty by 2015, part of the Millennium Development Goals. Jan Vandemoortele assesses the progress.

Population-Environmental Piggybacking: Integrating an Environmental Module into Guatemala's Demographic and Health Survey

October 12, 2004 // 12:00am
The Petén region, located in the northern part of Guatemala, is a population-environment hot spot. ProPetén, an environmental and social organization working in the region, spearheaded an effort to add data on environment to USAID's Demographic and Health Survey. Liza Grandia, president of the Board of Directors of ProPetén, discusses the initiative.

Health and Demographics in Russia and the Consequences for Russian Society and Policy

October 06, 2004 // 1:00pm5:00pm
Commemorating the 75th birthday of Murray Feshbach, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson CenterPeter Hartsock, Director Research Scientist Officer, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Health; Judyth Twigg, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, and former Title VIII-Supported Short-term Scholar, Kennan Institute; Harley Balzer, Associate Professor, Department of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute; John Hardt, Senior Specialist of Post-Soviet Economics, Congressional Research Service

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 2 of 6

October 04, 2004 // 12:00am
The second meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health conference series focuses on how religion and policy affect and address the reproductive health needs of women in Islamic settings.

Congress and Healthcare Policy

September 13, 2004 // 3:00pm5:00pm
with James C. Capretta, managing director, Wexler Walker Group; former Associate Director for Human Resources, Office of Management and Budget (2001-04); Elizabeth Fowler, Minority Chief Counsel for Health, Senate Finance Committee; Sorina Vlaicu, Assistant Professor of Health Policy, University of Western Ontario; Kate Schuler, Health Reporter Congressional Quarterly

Pharmaceutical Pioneers: Female Pharmacists in Dakar, Senegal

August 03, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
A presentation by Donna A. Patterson , Africanist Doctoral Candidate Fellow at the Wilson Center's Africa Program. Patterson will present an excerpt from her dissertation research, which examines the intersection of gender and professional development among female pharmacy owners in Dakar, Senegal.

Launch of the Afghan Family Health Book

August 03, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
The Wilson Center hosts a Director's Forum with The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, unveiling the Afghan Family Health Book.

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Program Menu

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