- Apr 15, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Post-harvest loss (PHL) is an enormous nutritional, economic, and environmental concern around the world and especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, reducing PHL represents a unique opportunity to enhance global food security. There is consensus around many of the causes and actionable solutions that will benefit farmers, local suppliers, and consumers.
- Apr 2, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Over the last few years, the Peace Corps has implemented a series of new policies and procedures aimed at reducing risks for volunteers and providing support and guidance to volunteers who experience, witness, or report sexual assault.
- Mar 19, 2015
As President Dilma Rousseff begins the third month of her second term in office, Brazil is facing more challenges than ever.
- Mar 11, 2015
As countries around the world work toward universal health coverage, leaders are looking for ways to best use resources to improve health and promote long-term economic development and social stability.
- Feb 23, 2015
As the Ebola epidemic continues in West Africa, a major challenge impeding international efforts to “get to zero” Ebola cases and deaths is the absence of effective, portable, and affordable Ebola diagnostic tools. There has been a considerable push by industry, governments, NGOs, international organizations, and foundations to develop these new tests.
- Feb 13, 2015
Please join us for a lively conversation with Tolbert Nyenswah, Assistant Minister of Health and Head of Liberia's Incident Management System (IMS).
- Feb 6, 2015
In America, there is considerable debate over drug policy, including domestic drug use, treatment, and supply reduction efforts. Public health approaches to treating substance use disorders, as well as alternative models to incarceration and sentencing are advancing. Courts and law enforcement agencies are investing in remediation and targeted drug interventions.
- Feb 5, 2015
On September 2014, the UN Secretary-General established the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) - the institution's first-ever emergency health mission. Under the leadership of Anthony Banbury, UNMEER was charged to coordinate the UN system and its operational partners on the ground in order to implement a rapid and coherent response to the Ebola crisis.
- Feb 4, 2015
Please join us on World Cancer Day for a round table discussion of prospects for research, development, and delivery of tools that can be used effectively and affordably to prevent and treat cancer in low and middle income countries.