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The CSIS Global Health Policy Center holds a number of events every year. In addition to our High Level Speaker Series and our Fault Lines in Global Health debates, we host events with experts from around the world on important current issues in global health. 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 Global Health Policy Center's work.

 

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Culture Change at the Peace Corps

April 02, 2015: Culture Change at the Peace Corps

Please join us on April 2 for a panel discussion on the impact of these efforts and progress made by the Peace Corps since the program’s full implementation in September 2013. Our panel will include Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Director of the Peace Corps, and Susan Smith Howley, Director of Public Policy at the National Center for Victims of Crime. Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO of CSIS will provide opening remarks, and Talia Dubovi, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will moderate.
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Past Events

Book Launch - The Mother & Child Project: Raising Our Voices for Health and Hope

March 24, 2015: Book Launch - The Mother & Child Project: Raising Our Voices for Health and Hope

Please join the CSIS Global Health Policy Center and Hope Through Healing Hands for an event to launch the new book, The Mother & Child Project: Raising Our Voices for Health and Hope, compiled by Hope Through Healing Hands and published by Harper Collins and Zondervan.
Advancing Universal Health Coverage Through Smart Choices

March 11, 2015: Advancing Universal Health Coverage Through Smart Choices

As countries around the world work toward universal health coverage, leaders are looking for ways to best use resources to improve health and promote long-term economic development and social stability.
Ebola Rapid Diagnostic Tests: What Lies Ahead?

February 23, 2015: Ebola Rapid Diagnostic Tests: What Lies Ahead?

As the Ebola epidemic continues in West Africa, a major challenge impeding international efforts to “get to zero” Ebola cases and deaths is the absence of effective, portable, and affordable Ebola diagnostic tools. There has been a considerable push by industry, governments, NGOs, international organizations, and foundations to develop these new tests. While there are many promising tools on the horizon, there are still a number of challenges and unknowns that need to be considered in terms of research and development, and implementation.
Ebola in Liberia: A Conversation with Tolbert Nyenswah

February 13, 2015: Ebola in Liberia: A Conversation with Tolbert Nyenswah

Please join us on Friday, February 13 for a lively conversation with Tolbert Nyenswah, Assistant Minister of Health and Head of Liberia's Incident Management System (IMS). The discussion will focus on his role leading Liberia's Ebola response during this fall’s crisis period, the priority challenges during this current phase, and prospects for renewal of the health sector. J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center will moderate.
What’s Happening in U.S. Drug Policy at Home and Abroad?

February 06, 2015: What’s Happening in U.S. Drug Policy at Home and Abroad?

On Friday, February 6, please join two senior Obama administration officials, Mr. Michael Botticelli, Acting Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and Ambassador William Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, for a timely -- and lively -- discussion of U.S. policy approaches to drug policy at home and abroad. J. Stephen Morrison, Senior VP and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will moderate.
Creating UNMEER: A discussion with Anthony Banbury

February 05, 2015: Creating UNMEER: A discussion with Anthony Banbury

Please join us on Thursday, February 6, for a lively conversation with Mr. Anthony Banbury on the creation of UNMEER, its progress, and outstanding challenges. Mr. Banbury will also discuss how lessons learned from his previous experiences with the Haiti Earthquake, the conflict in the Central African Republic, and the elimination of chemical weapons in Syria apply to the current Ebola crisis and UNMEER. J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice-President and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will moderate.
Tools Against Cancer in Developing Societies

February 04, 2015: Tools Against Cancer in Developing Societies

Please join us on World Cancer Day for a round table discussion of prospects for research, development, and delivery of tools that can be used effectively and affordably to prevent and treat cancer in low and middle income countries.Confirmed participants include Dr. Harold Varmus, Director of the National Concert Institute; Ambassador Sally Cowal, Senior Vice President of Global Health at the American Cancer Society; and Mr. Thomas Bollyky, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development at The Council on Foreign Relations. Dr. J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will moderate.
Ebola Vaccines and Antivirals: What Lies Ahead?

December 16, 2014: Ebola Vaccines and Antivirals: What Lies Ahead?

There are rapidly accelerating efforts underway by industry, governments, NGOS, international organizations, and foundations to bring forward Ebola vaccines and antivirals. There have been promising early returns, amidst considerable unknowns and acute pressures to find safe, effective, and affordable new technological tools. Ambitious field trials are set to begin in the new year in West Africa. Hear what lies ahead from those on the front lines: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) Dr. Moncef Slaoui, Member of the GSK Board of Directors and the Corporate Executive Team Dr. Johan Van Hoof, Global Therapeutic Area Head, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Janssen Research & Development, LLC Mr. Rohit Malpani, Director of Policy and Analysis, Medecins Sans Frontieres Access Campaign Dr. Julie Gerberding, President, Merck Vaccines Dr. J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center will moderate the panel.
A Strategic Approach to Malaria

December 08, 2014: A Strategic Approach to Malaria

On December 8, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center will host a major day-long conference on the future of global malaria efforts. It will open with a high-level deliberation over the strategic long-term goal of elimination, highlighting the political, financial, and institutional requisites. It will feature expert roundtables on drug and insecticide resistance, future technologies (vaccines, therapies, diagnostics), and financing. There will be a special focus on civilian-military cooperation in the Mekong Subregion. On that day, CSIS will release five commissioned policy analyses.
Economic Impacts of Ebola

November 19, 2014: Economic Impacts of Ebola

As the world is struggling to tackle the Ebola crisis in West Africa, it is becoming increasingly important to understand how Ebola is affecting the economy in the region. Mitigating the economic impacts of Ebola will be crucial for post-disease reconstruction. Please join us for a panel discussion on this topic featuring David Evans, Senior Economist at the World Bank Africa Region, Abebe Aemro Selassie, Deputy Director of the International Monetary Fund African Department, and Phillip van Niekerk, Managing Partner at Calabar Consulting. J. Stephen Morrison, Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will moderate the panel.

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