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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.

Interview with Former Sen. Bill Frist

Senator Frist, currently a member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, has published a memoir, A Heart to Serve in
which he describes how “medicine can truly be a currency for peace in our world.”

U.S. Global Health Policy: In Focus “IOM Final Report on the U.S. Commitment to Global Health”

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 U.S. Strategy For Combating Malaria Around the World: Looking Forward

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.

Learning to Live in a World with the H1N1 Pandemic

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.