- ReportBy Katherine Bliss, Paulo Buss and Felix RosenbergSep 27, 2012
On November 7, 2011, the Global Health Policy Center of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C., in partnership with the Fiocruz Center for Global Health (CRIS) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, hosted a seminar entitled “New Approaches to Global Health Cooperation.” The event, which took place in Rio de Janeiro, assembled health policy researchers and
- ReportSep 26, 2012
Our understanding of global health and its relationship to national security, the safety of our citizens, and the well-being of the wider global community has grown and evolved over time. It is now widely accepted that nations with healthy populations are more likely to be productive, prosperous, and peaceful.
- ReportAug 22, 2012
The process of rebuilding Liberia’s health system, shattered by 14 years of devastating conflict, is entering a crucial and potentially destabilizing phase. The Liberian government and local NGOs are assuming a larger responsibility, but Liberia’s health system is beset with serious problems.
- ReportBy Rebecca Miller and Scott F. DowellAug 21, 2012
Leaders in the U.S. government and others around the world increasingly recognize the importance of investing in global health security.
- ReportBy Robert D. Lamb, April Chang, Edgar Chavez, Sadika Hameed, and Kathryn MixonAug 13, 2012
Polio has a real possibility of being eradicated worldwide. Efforts to eradicate the virus have proved largely successful, in part thanks to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), launched by the international community in 1988.
- ReportJul 20, 2012
The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is well positioned to serve as a foundation for other global health programs, building on its health infrastructure, training, and systems. To fulfill that potential in the vital area of women’s health will require integrating HIV/AIDS services with family planning and reproductive health services. The results from U.S.
- CommentaryJul 18, 2012
This coming Sunday, July 22, the International AIDS Conference—AIDS 2012—opens in Washington, D.C. This marks the return to U.S. soil of this biannual global gathering after a 22-year hiatus. There will be loud protests, lively debate, an excess of panels and abstracts, and sore feet among the more than 20,000 participants.
- ReportJul 11, 2012
The dual global epidemics of HIV/AIDS and gender-based violence (GBV) exert a destructive and disproportionate impact on women and girls, especially in high HIV-prevalence countries in Africa.
- ReportJun 20, 2012
On June 1 in Oslo, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the “Saving Mothers, Giving Life” project—an ambitious, dynamic effort by the U.S.
- CommentaryBy William J. Garvelink, Kristin WeddingJun 14, 2012
At the May 2012 G8 Summit at Camp David, President Obama led the group in renewing the pledge it had made in L’Aquila in 2009 to improve global food security and in building on that commitment this year with the “New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.” This initiative aims to move 50 million people out of poverty over the next decade through agricultural growth and