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IOM's Final Report on the U.S. Commitment to Global Health

Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm


The Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Committee on the U.S. Commitment to Global Health is releasing its final report on May 20, which is expected to address the case for a deeper commitment to global health by the U.S. and communicate specific recommendations pertaining to the government, academia, the public health and scientific research communities, the diplomatic and national security communities, the private sector, civil society and foundations. To follow-up on this release, the Kaiser Family Foundation will hold a live, interactive webcast on Thursday, May 21 at 12 p.m. ET from its Washington, DC studio, to discuss what the report results will likely mean for the U.S. government's response to global health. 

Kaiser Family Foundation Vice President Jen Kates, will moderate the discussion and the panelists will take questions from viewers, which can be submitted ahead of time or during the live program to infocus@kff.org

WHO: Panelists include: 
* Maria Freire, president, The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, and member, IOM committee on U.S. Commitment to Global Health 
* Jeffrey Koplan, vice president, Global Health and director, Global Health Institute, Emory University, and member, IOM committee on U.S. Commitment to Global Health 
* Ruth Levine, vice president and senior fellow, Center for Global Development, and member, IOM committee on U.S. Commitment to Global Health 
* Gayle Smith, special assistant to the President and senior director for Relief, Stabilization, and Development, National Security Council 

WHEN: Thursday, May 21 at 12 p.m. ET

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WHERE: Watch the live studio webcast here.

HOW: Submit questions during the live webcast by emailing infocus@kff.org

Please note: If you have never viewed a webcast before, please test your media player in advance of the live webcast. 

U.S. Global Health Policy: In Focus , is a Kaiser Family Foundation studio webcast series devoted to discussing current and critical issues facing the U.S. Each session features experts in the field tackling tough global health problems who will speak about the U.S. government's role and answer questions from webcast viewers.

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