- ReportMay 21, 2012
Atlanta, Georgia, is home to some of the leading global health and development organizations in the nation and the world. It has played a critical role in the movement for civil rights and social justice. It has a rich network of organizations bridging government, business, higher education and the non-profit sector.
- NewsletterBy Stephen Johnson, Michael LopescioloApr 26, 2012
IN DEPTH: "Health Challenges in Haiti"
IN THE NEWS: Mexico, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Honduras, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela
PROGRAM NEWS: Americas Program cohosts Prime Minister of Barbados; new blog posts, reports, and commentary; and upcoming events
- ReportBy Johanna Nesseth Tuttle, Kristin WeddingApr 17, 2012
Over the past five years the world has faced serious volatility in food prices and supplies, which has sparked instability around the world. Some contend that events leading to the 2011 Arab Spring were in part triggered by food insecurity and pervasive hunger among the populations of Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, and Syria.
- ReportApr 17, 2012
Looking ahead to 2013 and beyond, we can already safely predict that, barring an unlikely quick turn to robust economic growth among advanced industrial economies, the global health agenda will remain in very difficult straits into the future. Things could get much more dire if there is a collapse of bipartisanship in Washington or if the economies of major emerging powers falter.
- ReportApr 11, 2012Defense and Security, International Security, Nuclear Weapons, Acquisition and Resources, Terrorism, Military Strategy, Homeland Security, Economic Development and Reconstruction, Food and Water, Demography, Energy and Climate Change, Markets and Trends, Alternative Energy, Security and Climate Change, Global Health, Human Rights, Technology, Space, Trade and Economics, Global Trends and Forecasting, Global Health Policy, HIV/AIDS, Media Analysis, Global Strategy, Cybersecurity, Regional Analysis, Governance, Technology Policy, Development Policy, Disaster Risk Reduction, Global ProsperityAfghanistan, Africa, Americas, Asia, Caribbean, Caucasus, Central Asia, China, Eastern Europe, Egypt, Europe, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, Japan, Korea, Middle East, NATO, North Africa, North America, Oceania, Pakistan, Russia, Russia and Eurasia, South America, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Turkey, Western Europe
- ReportBy Judyth TwiggApr 9, 2012
After nearly a decade of dipping its toes in the waters of international development assistance (IDA), Russia appears ready in 2012 to reconfigure its institutional apparatus for global aid—perhaps as a prelude to emergence as a more serious presence and partner on the IDA landscape.
- ReportMar 29, 2012
With the introduction of Feed the Future (FTF)—the U.S. government’s program to refocus foreign assistance on agricultural development—the private sector has been named a priority partner. The U.S. food and agriculture sector is a thriving, complex industry that has benefited from a legacy of exceptionally strong partnership with the public sector.
- ReportBy Masanori Akiyama and Ryozo NagaiMar 29, 2012
As Japan faces rapid aging, a declining birthrate, widening income disparity, expanding fiscal debt, and remarkable hikes in health care costs, the sustainability of its health care system is at stake. Despite the need to allocate limited medical resources optimally, Japan lacks a common platform for sharing medical data, ideally over the Internet.
- ReportMar 28, 2012
This report examines the political history of the international AIDS conferences from 1985 to the present. It is less a survey of major public health achievements in the fight against HIV/AIDS than an examination of the politics of the conferences themselves.
- ReportMar 16, 2012
Ukraine has been experiencing what has now become Europe’s most severe HIV epidemic. As of 2009, people who inject drugs (PWID) represented about 60 percent of all HIV-infected people in Ukraine, and nearly 50 percent of new HIV infections registered in 2010 were among PWID.