Topic: Global Health

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.

Health Leadership Around the World
Challenges and Opportunities

June 7th, 2012 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] In June 2012, a group of Ministers and Secretaries of Health from around the world gathered at Harvard University to participate in the inaugural Ministerial Health Leaders’ Forum. On June 7, ministers of health from Ethiopia, India and Turkey participated in an event at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health and shared the challenges and opportunities they have faced.

Philanthropist Ted Turner in Conversation with Dean Julio Frenk
Driving Global Health from Goals to Action

December 9th, 2010 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Philanthropist Ted Turner and Dean Julio Frenk discussed how to drive global health, using the framework of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals.