Events

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Seeing Through the Smog: Promoting Sino-U.S. Cooperation on Air Quality, Environmental Health, and Climate Change

May 12, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
China's three decades as the world's fastest growing economy have brought it an unfortunate primacy in two other categories: world's highest annual incidence of premature deaths triggered by air pollution and greatest emitter of carbon dioxide.
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Influenza Outbreak in the Americas: International Cooperation in Response to the Spread of H1N1 Flu

May 05, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Jarbas Barbosa, Area Manager, Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention, Pan American Health Organization; Katherine Bliss, Deputy Director, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Gib Clarke, Coordinator, Wilson Center Global Health Initiative
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Global Health Spending: Why Maternal Health Is Not a Political Priority

March 04, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Jeremy Shiffman, Associate Professor of Public Administration, The Campbell Public Affairs Institute Maxwell School, Syracuse University; Ann M. Starrs, President, Family Care International

Reform and Retrenchment: The Russian Healthcare System Under Putin

March 02, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Alexandra Vacroux, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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U.S. Foreign Policy Challenges in the 111th Congress: The Developing World

January 30, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Cynthia Arnson, director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; former Congressman Howard Wolpe, director, Africa Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Gib Clarke, coordinator, Global Health Initiative, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Dynamics Of Sexual Violence In The Eastern Democratic Republic Of Congo: Perpetrators, Community Response, and Policy Implications

January 15, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Panelists discuss the need for ethical, mixed-methods research to improve policies that protect victims of GBV and punish assailants, as well as empowering survivors.
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Scaling Up Midwives and Traditional Birth Attendants To Reduce Maternal Mortality: Recommendations For Policymakers & Program Managers

December 17, 2008 // 8:00am10:00am
With no real progress towards MDG 5 in 15 years, women continue to perish at an alarming rate and one possible solution is to scale-up traditional birth attendants at birth. Experts discuss progress and remaining challenges.

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

November 20, 2008 // 7:45am3:15pm
Pakistan's water situation is extremely precarious. Conference participants highlight the different facets of Pakistan's water crisis, examine the rural and urban dimensions of the crisis, and consider possible responses.

The Health of Ethiopia: An Update by Ethiopia's Health Minister

October 20, 2008 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Dr. Tedros Adhanom discusses U.S.-Ethiopian health partnerships, health innovations, and the health-related impacts of the food, fuel, and finance crises.

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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