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Majority of Countries Will Fall Short of Millennium Development Goals, Says World Bank and IMF

Apr 17, 2008
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.

Dialogue Interview With Dr. Samia Altaf

Mar 25, 2008
March 2008 - Dr. Samia Altaf, Woodrow Wilson Center fellow and public health physician, discusses the failure of international development aid in Pakistan.

NIH Establishes New Genomics and Health Disparities Center

Mar 24, 2008
March 2008 – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) establishes new center for genomics and health disparities research.

WHO Releases New Survey on Drug-Resistant TB

Feb 26, 2008
26 February 2008 – WHO releases new survey results on tuberculosis drug resistance. Data shows the highest rates of multidrug-resistant TB to date.

The WHO Projects One Billion Tobacco-Related Deaths in the 21st Century

Feb 12, 2008
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.

Pakistan's Health System Troubled, Says Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar Samia Altaf

Jan 30, 2008
JANUARY 2008—Wilson Quarterly Piece Diagnoses Challenges to Foreign Aid's Effectiveness

Dialogue Interview With Dr. Peter Piot

Jan 16, 2008
JANUARY 2008 - Dr. Peter Piot, UNAIDS Executive Director, discusses international efforts to combat the AIDS epidemic over the next 20 years.

Health Status Disparities in the U.S. Conference Papers Now Posted

Jan 04, 2008
JANUARY 2008 - Edited transcripts and a paper from the April 2007 Health Status Disparities in the United States Conference are now posted.

PEPFAR Conversation with Dr. Peter Piot

Sep 26, 2007
SEPTEMBER 2007 - Podcast discusses how reauthorizing PEPFAR at increased levels of funding, expanding AIDS prevention programs, and coordinating global efforts to combat HIV/AIDS under U.S. leadership could amplify the effectiveness and sustainability of the global AIDS response.

Indoor Air Pollution Responsible for 394,200 Deaths a Year in China

May 03, 2007
MAY 2007 - WHO releases first National Burden of Disease report on indoor air pollution

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