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?
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The Kaiser Family Foundation and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) held a briefing to assess the major outcomes of the 2014 International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), held from July 20-25 in Melbourne, Australia. The discussion touched on the latest scientific developments; the current funding climate for the AIDS response;…
Since the mid-1990s the Kaiser Family Foundation has partnered with U.S.-based media companies on comprehensive HIV/AIDS campaigns. This paper, published in Health Affairs, Vol. 24, Issue 3, May/June 2005, outlines the unique public education model that it is using, and how Kaiser is expanding this work globally by working with some…
Aiming to take a snapshot of the state of global health journalism, a report produced for the Kaiser Family Foundation found that shrinking newsroom budgets and the closing of many foreign bureaus are curtailing global health coverage within traditional news media outlets. Advocacy and nongovernmental organizations are increasingly bypassing news…
This Kaiser Family Foundation and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services briefing explores the Department’s role in global health and its Global Health Strategy. The event features opening remarks by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
This Kaiser Family Foundation briefing explores global child survival efforts, including where progress is being made, financial challenges and constraints, and opportunities for further engagement by the U.S. and others.
On June 26, the Kaiser Family Foundation held a briefing examining the role and policies of the U.S. government and faith-based organizations in helping children orphaned or made vulnerable by the AIDS epidemic. The event featured John Donnelly, global health journalist with GlobalPost and author of the forthcoming book, A Twist…
This session will explore how policy makers and programme managers can work with the current state of knowledge and unanswered questions about what works in HIV prevention to develop strategic, combination prevention responses.
This webcast from the Foundation and the Black AIDS Institute examines the upcoming International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. Experts and leading voices in the field discuss their expectations of the Conference in the areas of treatment, prevention, advocacy and the epidemic in the U.S.
Interviews from the XIX International AIDS Conference, July 2010.