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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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