CEF's Partner in U.S.AID-supported China Environmental Health Project Receives 4 Million Yuan Grant

JANUARY 2007 - A grant from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) will enhance Southwest University of China's Work to Ameliorate Karst Water and Soil Resource Problems

Article by Frederick Burkle Featured in Disaster Medicine Journal

Frederick Burkle, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, describes the impact of public health emergencies on disaster management in new Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness article.

Urban Health in Asia: Growing Needs and Challenges Among the Poorest Populations: Part 2

Webcast: May 10, 2007featuringDr. Siddharth Raj Agarwal, Executive Director, Urban Health Resource Centre; Dr. Diana R. Silimperi, Technical Director, BASICS; and Dr. Victor K. Barbiero (moderator), Visiting Professor, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health and Health Services, The George Washington University; and Senior Adviser to the Global Health Initiative, Woodrow Wilson Center

Delivering Solutions to Improve Maternal Health and Increase Access to Family Planning

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.

Public Health Management After Natural Disasters

Webcast: June 17, 2008featuringDr. Eric Noji, former chief, Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Dr. Frederick Burkle, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Dr. Lynn Lawry, Director of Research and Education, Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine, The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Avian Flu: The Next Pandemic?

JANUARY 2006--Lead story from January 2006 issue of Centerpoint


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