Topic: Global Health

Stroke
Successes and Setbacks with a Notorious Silent Killer

October 22nd, 2018 Part of: .

THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMS STROKE: Successes and Setbacks with a Notorious Silent Killer Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Live webcast will be on Monday, October 22, 2018, Noon-1pm ET An on-demand video will be posted after the event. Stroke prevention and treatment is a remarkable success story — but strides Read More…

The Future of Wellbeing
A Conversation with Deepak Chopra

September 12th, 2018 Part of: .

THE FUTURE OF WELLBEING: A Conversation with Deepak Chopra Presented jointly with PRI’S The World & WGBH  Brief Video Highlight Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Globally, people are living longer. What are the most compelling ways to ensure a sustainably healthy life? In this exciting live-streamed event, world-renowned author and speaker, Deepak Chopra, discussed the important Read More…

Extreme Hurricanes
The Challenges for Puerto Rico and Beyond

March 9th, 2018 Part of: .

EXTREME HURRICANES: The Challenges for Puerto Rico and Beyond Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Friday, March 9, 2018 Six months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, a panel of experts assessed persistent public health challenges on the island and the outlook for long-term recovery. Power restoration, health care coordination, and medical services Read More…

Heart and Brain Disease in Women
Sex and Gender Connections

February 28th, 2018 Part of: .

HEART AND BRAIN DISEASE IN WOMEN: Sex and Gender Connections Presented jointly with STAT Wednesday, February 28, 2018 The evidence on sex differences in understanding, treating and preventing disease is mounting, and The National Institutes of Health has made Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV) key to all research it funds. Scientists are developing an Read More…

The Flu Outbreak
What You Need to Know

February 13th, 2018 Part of: .

THE FLU OUTBREAK: What You Need to Know Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Brief Video Highlight Tuesday, February 13, 2018 More than a half million deaths each year around the world result from flu-related respiratory illnesses. This year, flu has grabbed particular headlines, driven by an early start to flu season and Read More…

The Health Data Revolution
Improving Outcomes, Protecting Privacy

December 5th, 2017 Part of: .

THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMS THE HEALTH DATA REVOLUTION: Improving Outcomes, Protecting Privacy Presented jointly with HuffPost Brief Video Highlight Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Will the next great medical insight come from a clinical trial, a laboratory study — or a database search? Today, health systems and insurers have access to a mountain Read More…

Eradicating Polio
Reaching the Last Child

October 20th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight ERADICATING POLIO: Reaching the Last Child Presented jointly with NPR Friday, October 20, 2017 Once a global scourge, polio is tantalizingly close to eradication with only 11 wild poliovirus cases reported worldwide in 2017. In this Forum event — held in advance of World Polio Day — experts from the Government of Read More…