- ReportBy William J. Fallon and Helene D. Gayle, commission cochairsMar 18, 2010
As the United States applies smart power to advance U.S. interests around the world, it is time to leverage the essential role that U.S. global health policy can play. Americans have long understood that promoting global health advances our basic humanitarian values in saving and enhancing lives. In recent years, support for global health has also proven its broader value in bolstering U.S. national security and building constructive new partnerships.
- ReportBy Robert Hecht, Amrita Palriwala, and Aarthi RaoMar 16, 2010
In this paper, the authors assess some of the most promising new financing mechanisms for global health, describing their current status, actual and potential benefits, and limitations. They also examine the prospects for increased U.S. involvement in innovative financing for global health, discuss some of the barriers that have hampered U.S.
- ReportMar 3, 2010
This preliminary report focuses on the growing response of U.S. institutions of higher education to the global need for drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (“WASH”) internationally.
- ReportBy Melinda Smale and Timothy M. MahoneyFeb 24, 2010
Rural worlds are changing rapidly. Information technology has shortened the distances from remote villages to urban centers but has also sharpened the contrasts in ways of life.
- ReportJan 25, 2010
Building on its work of the last several years, the CSIS HIV Prevention Working Group organized in the summer of 2009 a consultation on “Revisiting U.S.
- ReportJan 15, 2010
Members of the CSIS Commission on Smart Global Health Policy, led by commission cochairs Helene Gayle (president and CEO of CARE) and Admiral William Fallon (USN ret.), traveled to Kenya for a three-day mission, in partnership with CARE, from August 8–12, 2009. The delegation focused on a core set of questions, ultimately intended to inform commission recommendations to U.S.
- ReportBy Philip G. Pardey and Julian M. AlstonJan 11, 2010
Agricultural research and development are at a crossroads. The close of the twentieth century marked changes in policy contexts, fundamental shifts in the scientific basis for agricultural R&D, and shifting funding patterns for agricultural R&D in developed countries.
- ReportNov 24, 2009
The world faces enormous challenges in the global health arena, many of which have a disproportionate impact on women and girls. Many key global health priorities revolve in fundamental ways around the gender-related barriers that women and girls face in accessing health-related information, services, and resources, all of which increase their vulnerability to ill health.
- ReportBy Thomas J. BollykyNov 13, 2009
In 2007, a series of high-profile scandals involving contaminated blood thinner, toxic toothpaste, and melamine-laced pet food demonstrated the threat that unsafe food and drug imports pose to U.S. public health and international trade. Contaminated and adulterated products have sickened and killed U.S. consumers, fueled protectionism, raised business costs, and destabilized markets.
- ReportBy Gaudenz SilberschmidtNov 13, 2009
The advent of the Obama administration offers an important opportunity to launch a serious dialogue on strengthening transatlantic collaboration on global health issues. This dialogue will require high-level commitment and engagement from both Europe and the United States. And it will naturally emanate from each side’s internal processes and strategic approach to global health.