Laurie Garrett discusses the confluence of health crises, including bird flu, climate changes and energy and food costs, in Bangladesh.
Five years ago, one could not drive across Lusaka without being slowed by regular funeral processions. No longer, says Michael Gerson.
Steve Radelet, an expert on African developmental issues, considers the long-term impact of President Bush’s policies toward Africa.
Listen to Council experts discuss President Bush’s February 2008 trip to Benin, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, and Liberia .
The ACLU discusses the need for a public health -- not a law enforcement/national security -- approach to preparing the country for a pandemic.
President Bush’s AIDS program in Africa is up for renewal. A number of health experts applaud some of its results but want to end the focus on abstinence.
On the annual occasion of World AIDS day, CFR health expert Laurie Garrett points to problems in tracking and addressing the disease.
Anderson Cooper reports on a nutritional breakthrough.
Cholera in Iraq continues to spread, and experts can’t seem to get a handle on the unsanitary water responsible for making so many people sick.
The response to virulent animal diseases is improving, but major outbreaks continue, costing the animal industry millions and increasing fears of a global pandemic.
Treatment and prevention programs show progress against the spread of HIV/AIDS, but cultural and political issues, particularly in Africa, continue to defy science.
CFR fellow Laurie Garrett discusses Botswana’s infant formula policy debacle and its implications for other innovative efforts for fighting HIV/AIDS.
CFR’s Laurie Garrett discusses Botswana’s failed policy for preventing HIV/AIDS transmission by encouraging mothers to use formula instead of breast feeding.
The recent spate of contamination in the U.S. food supply, much of it traced to Chinese ingredients, has raised questions about safeguards on food imports.
Ambassador Mark Dybul, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Executive Director of PEPFAR, and New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden discuss the debate over male circumcision and if this procedure is the key to stopping the global AIDS epidemic.
A discussion of Garrett’s newest Foreign Affairs article:
A flood of public and private money has started to flow to the developing world, funding a vast array of efforts to combat AIDS, TB, malaria, and other killer diseases. Unfortunately, writes Garrett, much of that “is leaking away without result,” doing little to improve basic public health on the ground.
Explore the global health regime with a new interactive from CFR's program on International Institutions and Global Governance.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More
A roadmap for the United States' greatest overlooked foreign policy challenge of our time--relations with its southern neighbor. More
Two experts argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty in India: the overall growth of the country's economy. More