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
Noted population-environment expert Roger-Mark De Souza joins the Wilson Center as Director of Population, Environmental Change, and Security. De Souza will lead programs on reproductive and maternal health, environmental security, and livelihoods, including the Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and the Global Health Initiative.
MARCH 2006--Report from the 2nd National Conference in Cebu City
MAY 2007 - WHO releases first National Burden of Disease report on indoor air pollution
July 2008 – U.S. Senate approves extension of the President's Emergency Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to a budget of $48 billion over the next five years.
Webcast: September 19, 2005featuringDr. Michael Osterholm, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy; Helen Branswell, Medical Writer, Canadian Press
George Kaplan - edited transcript - Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health: What They Look Like and What Can be Done About Them
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
Do companies have the right to patent genetic discoveries? This has become one of the most controversal intellectual property issues of our time. A panel of experts debated the ethical, legal, and financial implications of gene patenting at a recent Wilson Center event.