Scaling Up Midwives and Traditional Birth Attendants To Reduce Maternal Mortality: Recommendations For Policymakers & Program Managers
December 17, 2008 // 8:00am — 10:00am
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.
November 20, 2008 // 7:45am — 3:15pm
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.
October 20, 2008 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Dr. Tedros Adhanom discusses U.S.-Ethiopian health partnerships, health innovations, and the health-related impacts of the food, fuel, and finance crises.
September 25, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
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
September 17, 2008 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
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.
July 15, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
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.
July 09, 2008 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Speaker: Samia Altaf, Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar
June 17, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
"One of the common themes of all complex emergencies of the last three decades is that the public health and health systems are the first to be destroyed and the last to be recovered," remarks Dr. Frederick Burkle, Senior Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.
May 22, 2008 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Speakers present the coal component of the USAID-supported China Environmental Health Project, which aims to obtain accurate data on coal-fired pollution emissions in Huainan, China.
May 15, 2008 // 3:00pm — 6:00pm
The Wilson Center hosts a screening of A Walk to Beautiful, an award-winning documentary about five Ethiopian women who suffer from obstetric fistula and seek treatment at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital.