David Rejeski, director of the Wilson Center's Foresight and Governance Project, lauds the benefits but warns of the ethical and moral implications of the sequencing of the human genome.
APRIL 2006--Addressing Environmental Degradation and Population Dynamics May Lower the Risk of Conflict, Some Tell Environmental Change & Security Program Report
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 800 women die daily from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Almost all of these deaths occur in developing countries, with higher rates for women living in rural areas and among poorer communities.
JANUARY 2008 - Edited transcripts and a paper from the April 2007 Health Status Disparities in the United States Conference are now posted.
August 2008 – New UNAIDS report presents HIV/AIDS data on 147 countries, the "most comprehensive review of the epidemic to date."
Webcast: April 11, 2006featuringDr. David Reddy, Tamiflu Pandemic Task Force Leader, Roche Pharmaceutical; Dr. Tjandra Yoga Aditama, Pulmonologist and Medical Doctor, Persahabatan Hospital and the Indonesian Ministry of Health; Dr. Tracy Du Vernoy, Senior Staff Veterinarian, US Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Emergency Programs; and Peter Gourlay, Senior Advisor for Corporate Relations, JHPIEGO
Webcast: February 27, 2007featuringAndrew Maynard, Chief Scientist, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies; Piotr Grodzinski, Director, Nanotechnology for Cancer Programs, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health; Dr. Peter A. Singer, Senior Scientist, McLaughlin Rotman Centre, University Health Network; Professor, University of Toronto; and Distinguished Investigator, Canadian Institutes of Health Research; and Jeff Spieler, (Moderator) Division Chief, Research, Technology, and Utilization Division, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, U.S. Agency for International Development