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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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Upcoming Events

Building Partnerships between Religion & Health

July 10, 2015: Building Partnerships between Religion & Health

Please join us for an event marking the forthcoming Lancet series on faith-based health care. The session will examine the contributions of faith leaders and organizations to global health efforts, identifying some of their unique strengths and challenges. In addition to reviewing the latest evidence, there will also be a focus on how US policymakers can better partner and leverage faith-based organizations to improve health outcomes.
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Past Events

Faith-Based Organizations and Family Planning in Kenya

June 29, 2015: Faith-Based Organizations and Family Planning in Kenya

The event will feature Dr. Samuel Mwenda Rukunga, General Secretary and CEO of the Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK), and Peter Kariuki Munene, International Programme Coordinator at the Faith to Action Network (F2A). The discussion will focus on how these faith-based organizations are addressing family planning in their communities through service delivery and advocacy, and what challenges and opportunities they face. The session will be moderated by Janet Fleischman, senior associate at the CSIS Global Health Policy Center.
Financing for Global Health

June 23, 2015: Financing for Global Health

Please join us for the launch of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)’s Financing Global Health 2014 report: Shifts in Funding as the MDG Era Closes. Dr. Christopher Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, will lead off with a presentation of findings from IHME’s newest report and a new article in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Dr. Murray will highlight how funding patterns have shifted across time and identify where funding gaps persist.
Enhancing U.S. Engagement on Maternal and Child Health

May 06, 2015: Enhancing U.S. Engagement on Maternal and Child Health

The event will feature a new CSIS report, and associated web microsite, from a February 2015 delegation to the United Republic of Tanzania. The delegation examined U.S.-Tanzania bilateral cooperation on maternal, neonatal, and child health, as well as the ways in which U.S.-supported programs complement the efforts on immunization carried out by the Government of Tanzania in partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
Partnerships for Family Planning in Senegal: Lessons for U.S. Policy

April 27, 2015: Partnerships for Family Planning in Senegal: Lessons for U.S. Policy

Please join us for a conference to examine U.S. policy options to advance family planning and women's health in Senegal. This event will focus on Senegal's innovative approaches and strategic partnerships to expand access to family planning, and the complexities of overcoming barriers to further progress. As a key player in an increasingly volatile region, Senegal's efforts to achieve results in family planning provide lessons for other countries, especially in francophone West Africa.
The Global Experience in Addressing Cervical Cancer

April 24, 2015: The Global Experience in Addressing Cervical Cancer

On April 24, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center will host a major day-long conference on comprehensive prevention and control of cervical cancer. It will open with a keynote presentation on the global burden of cervical cancer, projected trends in a number of key countries, and major methods of prevention and treatment. It will feature expert roundtables on experiences with the HPV vaccine in low, middle, and high-income countries; innovative partnerships such as the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon Initiative; and what lies ahead in addressing the challenge of cervical cancer on a global scale.
“Addressing HIV Risk in Adolescent Girls and Young Women”

April 17, 2015: “Addressing HIV Risk in Adolescent Girls and Young Women”

Please join CSIS and Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria for a high-level discussion of the value of multisectoral approaches to addressing the critical problem of HIV in adolescent girls and young women. Speakers will include Ambassador Deborah Birx, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator; Ambassador Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria; Judith Bruce, Senior Associate and Policy Analyst at Population Council; and Deborah Derrick, President of Friends of the Global Fight. Janet Fleischman, Senior Associate of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will moderate.
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.
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.

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