- ReportBy Pieter FourieJun 14, 2012
The Oslo Ministerial Declaration on the link between health and foreign policy has opened a window of opportunity for a concerted effort to mainstream health as an issue to be used not only to affirm the status quo of global health governance, but also to reform the health architecture and to consider the kind of global order that might be possible.
- ReportBy J. Stephen Morrison, Suzanne C. BrundageJun 6, 2012
Over the last decade, the United States’ health partnership with Ethiopia has contributed to significant health gains in a country long known for having some of the poorest health and development indicators in the world.
- 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, Geopolitics and International Security, Defense Industry, Acquisition, and Innovation, Defense Strategy and Capabilities, Counterterrorism and Homeland Security, International Development, Food and Agriculture, Energy and Sustainability, Markets, Trends, and Outlooks, Innovation and New Energy Sources, Climate Change and Environmental Impacts, Global Health, Human Rights, Technology and Cybersecurity, Space, Trade and Economics, Infectious Disease , Cybersecurity, Energy and Geopolitics, Governance and Rule of Law, US Development Policy, Private Sector DevelopmentAfghanistan, Africa, Americas, Arabian Peninsula, Asia, Australia, NZ & Pacific, Caribbean, Caucasus, Central Asia, China, Egypt, Europe, European Union, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Korea, Middle East, NATO, North Africa, North America, Pakistan, Post-Soviet Europe, Russia, Russia and Eurasia, South America, Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Israel and the Levant, Turkey
- 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.