The Kaiser Family Foundation convened a public forum to take stock of the global health challenge presented by TB, to examine the limitations and challenges of current treatment options, their limitations and challenges, and to discuss the search for new and better TB drugs and other tools. The event began with a screening of a short segment of a new FRONTLINE television documentary, TB Silent Killer, which focuses on the Southern African nation of Swaziland, the country with the world’s highest incidence of TB, and delivers a portrait of the people living at the pandemic’s epicenter.
Global Health Policy
- view as grid
- view as list
Analysis Finds Donor Government International Funding for Family Planning Increased By 19 Percent From 2012
A new Kaiser Family Foundation report finds that donor governments provided US$1.3 billion in bilateral funding for family planning programs in low- and middle-income countries in 2013 – a 19 percent increase from 2012. Donor governments also gave an additional $454 million in core contributions to the United Nations Population Fund…
This report from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) evaluates international efforts to finance the response to the AIDS epidemic. The annual funding analysis finds donor governments disbursed US$7.86 billion toward the AIDS response in low-and middle-income countries in 2012, essentially unchanged from the US$7.63 billion level in 2011 after adjusting for inflation.
President Obama announced an increased effort by the United States to respond to the spread of Ebola in West Africa as the scale of the outbreak continues to grow. What has the global response been so far? How has the United States contributed? What will the response be going forward, in the coming weeks and months? What key lessons can be learned from this outbreak, and what can be learned by comparing the outbreak to other large-scale disasters?
This public forum held by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Global Health Sciences, showcased and celebrated California and the Bay Area as a center of excellence in global health.
Alliances for Global Health Education: Learning from South-South Collaboration — Plenary Panel III: Social Determinants of Health
Moderator: Carlos Santos Burgoa, Comite para el Estudio de los Determinantes Sociales de la Salud en Mexico Speakers: Marco Akerman, Universidad de Sao Paulo, Brazil Paulo Buss, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil Jeanette Vega, Ministry of Health, Chile >>Video that includes original Spanish audio is available here. >>Access the slides for…
Alliances for Global Health Education: Learning from South-South Collaboration — Welcome and Panel I: The Role of Institutional Alliances in Advancing Global Health Education
Welcome Speakers: Mario Henry Rodriguez, Executive Director, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica Anvar Velji, Global Health Education Consortium V. Nelly Salgado de Snyder, Global Health Program, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica Richard Deckelbaum, Global Health Education Consortium Plenary Panel I: The role of institutional alliances in advancing global health education…
Alliances for Global Health Education: Learning from South-South Collaboration — Strengthening Policies for Health
* Please note that the audio does not begin until 36 seconds into the video. Track A: Public Policy and Global Health Title: Stregthening Policies for Health Moderator: Maria de los Angeles Fromow, Ministry of Health, Mexico Abstract Presenters: S392 – Regional Strategies to Respond to Antimicrobial Resistance in Latin…
This Kaiser/CSIS forum examines the global health and development outcomes of the June Group of Eight and the Group of 20 Summits held in Canada.
Alliances for Global Health Education: Learning from South-South Collaboration — Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health – The Changing Landscape of Global Public Health: Visions of Response to Changing Landscape
A panel discussion responding to morning sessions from representatives of various constituency groups.