In April 2010, the Foundation issued a policy brief examining key issues affecting the U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI). This policy brief and chartpack provide a detailed breakdown of the U.S. budget for the global health programs in President Obama’s GHI, announced in May 2009. In addition, the regularly updated Budget…
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This fact sheet profiles the health status of Haiti prior to the devastating earthquake that hit the island nation on January 12, 2010. It reviews the major U.S. government global health and development programs operating in Haiti and examines the U.S. response to the quake and the future health challenges…
This policy brief analyzes several key issues and questions on the Obama administration’s new U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI), a proposed six-year effort building on existing disease-specific initiatives to combat HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, while increasing attention to other areas, including maternal and child health, family planning and reproductive health,…
The Kaiser Family Foundation held a briefing on June 17, 2009, to examine the U.S. government’s role in addressing malaria moving forward, including its strategic options for reducing the impact of the disease, and the current status of the development of the comprehensive malaria strategy.
On June 30, 2009, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, in partnership with the Congressional Global Health Caucus, sponsored a briefing on the current H1N1 flu outbreak.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies Global Health Policy Center sponsored this event featuring Dr. Michael H. Merson, director of the Duke Global Health Institute, to discuss the unprecedented surge of attention and growth in global health programs on university campuses across the United States.
This three-day meeting convened by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine explores the implications of the recent global food price increase and economic crisis on nutrition and health.
The G-8 and the Obama Administration: What Happened on the Global Health Initiative and New Food Security Effort?
This briefing co-sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Global Health Policy Center examined the outcomes arising from the Group of Eight (G-8) summit in Italy in July 2009 relating to key global health issues, particularly the Obama Administration’s new Global Health Initiative and its newly launched global food security strategy.
During this webcast, members of the Institute of Medicine’s committee on the U.S. Commitment to Global Health discussed the committee’s final report that concluded that the U.S. government and U.S.-based foundations, universities, nongovernmental organizations, and commercial entities have an opportunity to improve global health and provided specific recommendations for how these groups should proceed.
The Global HIV/AIDS Timeline is an ongoing reference tool for the many political, scientific, cultural, and community developments that have occurred over the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.