Topic: Global Health

Zika in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Beyond
Risks and Response

September 29th, 2016 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight ZIKA IN THE U.S., PUERTO RICO AND BEYOND: Risks and Response  Presented in Collaboration with Reuters Thursday, September 29, 2016 With more than 23,100 cases of Zika in the continental U.S. and U.S. territories — including four newly reported non-travel cases in Miami-Dade County, Fla — this Forum continued a conversation begun in March 2016 Read More…

The Modern Slave Trade
Public Health Impacts

November 10th, 2015

THE MODERN SLAVE TRADE: Public Health Impacts Presented in Collaboration with PRI’S The World & WGBH A global scourge, human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery that traps millions of people in lives of forced labor and sexual exploitation. Political instability and extremism leave people, especially women and children, vulnerable to predation. In this Read More…

The European Refugee and Migrant Crisis

October 6th, 2015

THE EUROPEAN REFUGEE AND MIGRANT CRISIS Staggering numbers of refugees and migrants are flooding into Europe, fleeing war and political instability and seeking safe haven and economic opportunity. They are risking their lives on perilous journeys into an uncertain future. Who are the refugees and migrants, and what forces are driving them from their homes? Read More…

Telehealth
How New Technologies Are Transforming Health Care

May 15th, 2015 Part of: .

This Forum event will consider the pros and cons of implementing telehealth in the U.S. and in other countries, including doctor and patient buy-in, protection of quality care, and impact of the Affordable Care Act.

Putting Mothers and Babies First
Benefits Across a Lifetime

February 26th, 2015 Part of: .

Receive event alerts The Forum events. PUTTING MOTHERS AND BABIES FIRST: Benefits across a Lifetime Presented in Collaboration with The GroundTruth Project and GlobalPost One of the smartest investments a society can make is to foster the health and education of its mothers. Healthy mothers raise healthier children, which boosts the productivity and stability of Read More…

Treatment as Prevention
Can We Treat Our Way Out of the AIDS Epidemic?

December 1st, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Could “treatment as prevention” prove to be the strategy to finally end the AIDS epidemic?

The Ebola Disaster
How Did We Get Here and What's Next?

October 2nd, 2014 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] The current Ebola outbreak is the largest outbreak of the hemorrhagic disease in history, according to the CDC. How did we get here and what’s to be done to help the affected countries and to prevent further spread?