Events

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Improving Maternal Health: A Conversation with Kenyan Field Workers and Policymakers

October 17, 2011 // 9:30am11:30am
The Wilson Center’s Global Health Initiative was in Nairobi for a two-day workshop with key Kenyan leaders, who identified action steps for improving the health system through a maternal health framework.
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Strengthening the Voices of Women Champions for Family Planning and Reproductive Health

September 28, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
“What policymakers everywhere have to understand is that women’s empowerment...is the solution not only for women’s issues but to many of our developmental problems as well.”
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Silent Suffering: Maternal Morbidities in Developing Countries

September 27, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal morbidities – illnesses and injuries that do not kill but nevertheless seriously affect a woman’s health – are a critical, yet frequently neglected, dimension of safe motherhood.
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Maternal Health Challenges in Kenya: What New Research Evidence Shows

July 12, 2011 // 9:30am11:30am
GHI simulcasts a workshop in Nairobi and Washington, DC to discuss Kenya's maternal health challenges and identify solutions with policymakers, health workers, media, and donors.
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Sexual Violence and the Political and Security Implications in the Congo

June 30, 2011 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Dr. Denis Mukwege, Director of the Panzi Hospital, discusses a range of timely issues that concern the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Book Launch: So Much Aid, So Little Development: Stories from Pakistan

June 14, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
A presentation by former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar Samia Altaf about her new book, a study of why international assistance to Pakistan has been so ineffective.
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USAID/Egypt Health and Population: Legacy Review and the Way Forward

May 23, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
This event offers a look at a new “Legacy Report” of the long term results of USAID health sector assistance in Egypt. A remarkable history of generous USAID funding, consistent strategic objectives, high level political support, and solid partnerships has resulted in extraordinary health outcomes in Egypt.
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Reporting on Global Health: A Conversation With the International Reporting Project Fellows

April 28, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Fresh off their assignments, four fellows from the International Reporting Project speak about their experiences researching underreported health issues in Haiti, Botswana, Mozambique, and Uganda.
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Designing Health and Population Programs to Improve Equity: Moving Beyond the Rhetoric

April 26, 2011 // 8:30am10:30am
"There needs to be ongoing flexibility and creativity in our ways of approaching health equity," said John Borrazzo of USAID at a discussion on practical strategies to improving access to health services for the world's poor and other marginalized groups, with panelists Mickey Chopra of UNICEF; Davidson Gwatkin of the Results for Development Institute and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Cesar Victoria of the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil; and Jennifer Luna of the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP).
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Accessing Maternal Health Care Services in Urban Slums: What Do We Know?

April 19, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
The Population Council's John Townsend moderates a discussion on improving maternal health care in urban slums as part of the 2011 Maternal Health Dialogue Series.

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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