Topic: Global Health

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?

The Next Pandemic
Are We Ready?

November 13th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined current pandemic preparedness in the face of MERS and H7N9.

The Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

October 16th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined the practicalities and decision-making driving the humanitarian response to the unfolding Syrian conflict.

Step by Step
The Path to Ending Child Mortality

October 9th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined the painstaking but crucial steps that can be taken to save children at risk from dying from preventable causes such as malaria, pneumonia and poor nutrition.

Girls’ Health and Education
Igniting Change Worldwide

June 14th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Research suggests that educating girls and women safeguards their well-being, ensures healthy future generations, alleviates poverty, and boosts GDP. Yet alarming discrepancies persist between genders and within and among nations on who receives quality, sustained education and, consequently, who experiences the most opportunities to thrive. This Forum event examined the sources of these discrepancies, including entrenched biases and predatory acts such as trafficking, and reviewed efforts to raise up the world’s girls through health and education.

Saving Lives that Give Life
Preventing Maternal Deaths and Advancing Women’s Health

September 28th, 2012 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Investing resources in the health and well-being of women benefits societies in multiple ways. Recent years have witnessed the global development community focused increasingly on advancing women’s health. Yet, many challenges — some life threatening — persist.