Events

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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Conditional Cash Transfers and the Health Sector

September 25, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Rogelio Gómez Hermosillo, former National Coordinator, Oportunidades; James Riccio, Director, Low-Wage Workers and Communities Policy Area, MDRC, New York City; Michelle Adato, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute
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Key Findings from the Liberia Demographic and Health Survey (DHS)

September 17, 2008 // 10:00am12:00pm
Representatives from Macro International offered data collected during a 4-month survey regarding Fertility, Family Planning, Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Women's Empowerment, Domestic Violence, and Maternal and Child Health and Mortality in Liberia.
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Strengthening Health Systems To Reach the Poor

July 15, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
As part of a larger governance framework, health care systems can begin to remove some of the layers of neglect, abuse, and exclusion that prevent the poor from receiving equal care, public health experts explain.
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Aid Effectiveness in Pakistan: Case Study of the Health and Population Sector

July 09, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Speaker: Samia Altaf, Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar

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