Global Health: Complexities and Challenges, Integration and Impact
A seminar co-sponsored by the
Global Health Council
Center for Global Health, Johns Hopkins University
Global Health and Foreign Policy Initiative, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University;
The Institute for Applied Economics
and the Study of Business Enterprise, Johns Hopkins University
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009
9:00 am--3:30 pm
Lunch will be served
Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C.
At their Washington Summit in 2008, G20 political leaders highlighted child survival, maternal mortality and the response to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria epidemics among their commitments. Yet, just six months later, in London in April 2009, health was hardly in evidence. As the G20 leaders prepare to gather in Pittsburgh, it is worth asking: Should health matter to the economic and environmental agenda outlined by the G20? The answer should be a resounding yes. This seminar will reflect on key issues on the global health agenda, including women and girls, and the challenges of maintaining momentum during economic crisis.
Speakers and discussants:
• Mark Dybul, Georgetown University
• Harley Feldbaum, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
• Lynn Freedman, Columbia University
• Peter Heller, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns HopkinsUniversity
• Ruth Levine, Center for Global Development
• Stephen Morrison, Center for Global Health Policy, Center for Strategic & International Studies
• Joy Phumaphi, World Bank
• Tom Quinn, Johns Hopkins University
Moderator: Jeffrey L. Sturchio, Global Health Council
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