May 2008 - New WHO statistics indicate that mortality from non-communicable diseases is significantly increasing worldwide, surpassing infectious disease mortality rates.
May 2008 – New World Bank HIV/AIDS agenda shifts approach from emergency response financing to strategic, long-term programming.
April 2008 - A new World Bank-International Monetary Fund report finds that many countries will fail to achieve the Millennium Development Goals set for 2015.
March 2008 - Dr. Samia Altaf, Woodrow Wilson Center fellow and public health physician, discusses the failure of international development aid in Pakistan.
March 2008 – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) establishes new center for genomics and health disparities research.
26 February 2008 – WHO releases new survey results on tuberculosis drug resistance. Data shows the highest rates of multidrug-resistant TB to date.
February 2008 – WHO releases new report on the global tobacco epidemic. Data shows an increasing health burden within the developing world and poor anti-tobacco legislation worldwide.
JANUARY 2008—Wilson Quarterly Piece Diagnoses Challenges to Foreign Aid's Effectiveness
JANUARY 2008 - Dr. Peter Piot, UNAIDS Executive Director, discusses international efforts to combat the AIDS epidemic over the next 20 years.
JANUARY 2008 - Edited transcripts and a paper from the April 2007 Health Status Disparities in the United States Conference are now posted.