TV & Radio

Progress Building Democracy in Nigeria

A speech and Q&A with H.E. Atiku Abubakar, Vice President of Nigeria, in which he discussed progress made since the advent of multiparty democracy in 1999. He discussed the 2007 presidential elections, U.S.-Nigeria relations and outlined his vision for continued reform in Nigeria.

Alternative Health Financing in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Webcast: February 28, 2007featuringPablo Gottret, Senior Health Economist, World Bank; Marty Makinen, Vice-President, International Health, Abt Associates; and Hugh Waters, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

What We Know and What We Might Know About the Brain

Dr. Jordan Grafman, Chief of the Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Grafman talks about how discoveries in cognitive neuroscience may change our understanding of memory, addiction, and attention deficit disorder. He discusses how and why we need to better prepare for the ethical and social implications of these advances. Learn more about Dr. Grafman's work at: http://intra.ninds.nih.gov/Lab.asp?Org_ID=83 The ideas presented here do not represent the official view of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the Deparment of Health and Human Services, or the U.S. Government.

Darfur, Southern Sudan and Northern Uganda: The Quest for a Comprehensive Peace

A special briefing by John Prendergast, Special Advisor to the President of the International Crisis Group. Having just returned from the region, Prendergast focused on the relationship between the current crisis in Darfur, the recent peace agreement in Southern Sudan, and the ongoing conflict in Northern Uganda.

U.S. Disparities in Health Status: Part 1

Webcast: April 4, 2007featuringDr. M. Gregg Bloche, Georgetown University, The Brookings Institution, and Johns Hopkins University; George A. Kaplan, University of Michigan; Thomas C. Ricketts, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research and The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; David Williams, Harvard University; Dr. Paula Braveman, University of California, San Francisco; and Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Sudan: The Current Situation and the Way Forward

A Director's Forum with Jan Pronk, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Sudan. At this briefing, Special Representative Pronk outlined his vision of the long-term role of the United Nations in promoting enduring peace and stability in Sudan, and provide an update of UN activities in the country.

U.S. Disparities in Health Status: Part 2

Webcast: April 4, 2007featuringDr. M. Gregg Bloche, Georgetown University, The Brookings Institution, and Johns Hopkins University; George A. Kaplan, University of Michigan; Thomas C. Ricketts, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research and The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; David Williams, Harvard University; Dr. Paula Braveman, University of California, San Francisco; and Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

President Pierre Buyoya: The Current State of the Burundi Peace Process

A presentation by H.E. Pierre Buyoya, former President of Burundi on the ongoing peace process seeking to put an end to over ten years of conflict in Burundi. Watch the video by visiting the event webpage.

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