- Nov 14, 2013
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) – including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory conditions and cancers – are the leading causes of death worldwide. An estimated 80% of these fatalities occur in developing countries – millions of which are preventable.
- Nov 12, 2013
Featuring a keynote address by
H.E. Enrique T. Ona
Secretary of the Department of Health
Republic of the Philippines
- Nov 12, 2013
We wish to invite you to a day-long conference on November 12 on U.S. Health Partnerships in the Mekong, organized by the Global Health Policy Center at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the CSIS Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies. Registration will begin at 8:00am, with the opening of the conference at 8:30am.
- Sep 17, 2013
Since Syria’s internal war began two years ago, the accumulating human consequences have been dire, both inside Syria and across the region: an estimated 100,000 people dead; the deliberate targeting of civilians and health infrastructure and medical personnel; mass internal displacement and the mass exodus of refugees to neighboring countries; and a worsening environment for the delivery
- Jul 31, 2013
Please join us for a discussion on how ending child marriage advances U.S. foreign policy objectives. Child marriage violates many human rights; it is also a threat to the prosperity and stability of countries. This event will explore how child marriage undermines U.S. development and foreign policy objectives and how the United States can more effectively work to end child marriage and raise the status of girls around the world.
- Jul 29, 2013
Please join us for a lunchtime launch of an important new CSIS publication, A Greater Mekong Health Security Partnership, which argues there is a unique, time-sensitive opportunity for a targeted, major U.S. initiative to improve health security in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
- Jul 17, 2013
Featuring:Paul BrestProfessor of Law, Emeritus and Former Dean, Stanford Law SchoolAgnes DasewiczDirector, Private Capital Group for Africa, USAIDAmbassador John SimonFounding Partner, Total Impact AdvisorsHarold RosenCEO, Grassroots Business FundModerated by:Daniel F. RundeCodirector, Project on U.S. Leadership in Development andSchreyer Chair in Global Analysis, CSIS
- Jul 17, 2013
Mr. Mark Lynas, British Author and environmental activist focused on climate change
Introduction and Moderation by:
Ms. Johanna Nesseth Tuttle, Director, Global Food Security Project, CSIS
- Jul 10, 2013
Dr. Rohana Subasinghe
Senior Aquaculture Officer, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Ms. Kristin Wedding
Deputy Director and Fellow, Global Food Security Project
- Jun 28, 2013
For too long, the international community has pursued a 19th-century approach to treating a 21st-century disease: tuberculosis (TB). The rise in cases of drug-resistant TB and the millions of annual deaths from the disease have highlighted the necessity of strengthening the international community’s response to TB. New scientific discoveries, diagnostic tools, technologies, and strategies for controlling the disease have recently emerged, all of which can be implemented in order to achieve progress in fighting domestic and global TB.