Global Health

  • Global Health
  • Analyzing how governments and international organizations can redefine themselves to meet the challenges posed by such global health issues as the spread of disease and the lack of food and water resources. Dr. Bill Frist (pictured at left), a CSIS trustee and an advisor to the Global Health Policy Center, treats a patient during a medical tour of Africa.

  • The lead CSIS program working on global health issues is the Global Health Policy Center. Made possible by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Global Health Policy Center bridges foreign policy and public health communities by creating a strategy for U.S. engagement on global health.

Sub-Topics

  • Developing solutions to the global food and water challenges that affect economic growth, human development, health, and stability.

  • Informing U.S. strategic dialogues with Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.

  • Creating a strategy for U.S. engagement on global health by bridging the foreign policy and public health communities

  • Understanding how HIV/AIDS affects regions of the world and working to strengthen U.S. leadership in combating the disease abroad.

Studying Global Health