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In conjunction with the release of the Commission's Report, "A healthier, safer, and more prosperous world," the CSIS Global Health Policy Center will be holding a number of events in Washington, D.C. and all over the country to discuss the future of global health and the impact of the Commission's recommendations on global health policy over the next year. Many of these events will be webcast live, giving you the opportunity to participate from any location and even ask questions of our speakers and panelists beforehand. Your engagement is vital to the continuation of the Commission's work.
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On Wednesday, June 13, at Noon ET, the Kaiser Family Foundation will hold a live, interactive webcast to examine recent changes at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria and the implications for U.S. global health policy. A panel of experts will discuss the Global Fund’s recent funding challenges and reorganization, how the U.S. and other donor nations are responding to these changes, and the future outlook for the Fund’s efforts to address HIV, TB, and malaria around the world.
On June 4, CSIS will launch an independent task force of experts, chaired by former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead, to study the value of the U.S. Navy’s proactive humanitarian assistance; to examine the Navy’s capacity for such missions in the future; to review the history and evolution of policy and programs in this area; to forecast the demands on military medicine and humanitarian missions in an age of new technologies and evolving threats to global health; and to inform a sensible, long-term strategy for naval medical diplomacy going forward.
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta, CARE USA, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) invite you to a major conference in Atlanta on how the United States, even in the midst of fiscal austerity and political division, can best advance the world’s health. This event, keynoted by Senator Johnny Isakson and featuring CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden and other prominent figures in government and global health, will highlight the vibrant partnerships – between government, businesses, NGOs, universities, and others – that make Atlanta a center of excellence in global health.
According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, "in terms of number of people affected, violence, both real and threatened, against health-care workers, facilities and beneficiaries is one of the biggest, most complex, and yet most under-recognized humanitarian issues today." This event on May 11, 2012, will discuss these developments and review integrated strategies to protect health care in times of armed conflict and civil strife.
Please join the CSIS Global Health Policy Center to look at the history of the International AIDS Conference. At the event, CSIS' Katherine Bliss will discuss the findings of her two-year historical analysis of the evolution of the international AIDS conference, from its first meeting in 1985 to the upcoming conference in Washington, DC, this July.
In the leadup to AIDS2012, please join CSIS for our second event looking at the future of global HIV/AIDS efforts. Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will outline the current status of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and how U.S. contributions to global HIV/AIDS efforts synergistically tie together with the U.S. domestic response.
Please join us for a video “film festival” focusing on vaccines and new media. The event will explore how global health organizations and private foundations are making the case for U.S. investments in global immunization, using internet videos and social media to reach U.S. policymakers and the American public.
Please join us for an event to explore how the GHI approach on gender is meeting the broader health needs of women and girls. The keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion on GHI implementation of gender programing at the country level, including access to essential health services and linkages between HIV/AIDS and family planning/reproductive health.
Please join the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Project on Global Water Policy and Global Food Security Project for a public discussion regarding the challenges that developing nations face in efficiently managing water resources as they increase food production to meet the needs of growing populations.
A growing number of African leaders as well as foreign public and private sector entities are focusing their attention on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Please join CSIS, the Sabin Vaccine Institute’s Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, and the World Bank for a discussion on emerging African leadership in the fight against NTDs, the London Declaration, and how multi-sectorial partnerships are shaping eradication efforts.
Please join us as we launch a new event series looking at the future of global HIV/AIDS efforts in the lead up to AIDS2012. Our kick off session will put a spotlight on the American faith community, and its contributions, special partnerships, and assets in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
The second CSIS High-Level Forum on U.S. Leadership in Global Health will place a focus on vaccines as instruments of U.S. global leadership in pursuit of security and economic interests at home and abroad, in close enduring partnerships with corporations, foundations, multilateral organizations, and other countries.
Please join the CSIS Global Health Policy Center for a half-day seminar focused on the activities, practices, and strategies that characterize the global health outreach of Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa, or the BRICS.
Please join us on Monday, November 28 for the public launch of the new USAID Global Health Strategy. Dr. Pablos-Mendez, leader of the USAID Global Health Bureau, will give formal remarks on the strategy's development process, core components, and anticipated impact on the world's most pressing health challenges. A Q&A session with the audience will follow.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and TCU's Schieffer School of Journalism invite you to the next session of the CSIS-Schieffer Series Dialogue on U.S. Leadership in Global Health. Moderated by Bob Shieffer, panelists include: J. Stephen Morrison (CSIS), Thomas R. Frieden (CDC), Representative Kay Granger (R-TX), and Susan Dentzer (Health Affairs & PBS.)