Medicines are increasingly the product of complex supply chains, introducing vulnerabilities to their reliability and safety. CFR Senior Fellow Laurie Garrett lays out how G8 and G20 nations can help to remedy the drug safety crisis.
Michael W. Hodin argues, "If aging populations can break out of traditional roles of dependency to contribute to social and economic life, societies can find the magical balance of growth and what is now called austerity."
Tikki Pang and Laurie Garrett argue that the World Health Organization is facing an unprecedented crisis that threatens its position as the premier international health agency, and to ensure its leading role, it must rethink its internal governance and revamp its financing mechanisms.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) released its TEL Strategic Action Plan: 2010 – 2015 at the 8th Ministerial Meeting on Telecommunications and Information Industry in Japan on October 30-31, 2010.
An examination of the World Bank's evolution as a global health actor and Jim Yong Kim's career in public health raises questions about how he would handle the role of president, writes CFR's Laurie Garrett.
SAP Co-Chief Executive Officer Bill McDermott shares his view on how SAP is dealing with the changing impact of technology on the global economy and on policymakers.
This meeting is part of the Corporate Program's CEO Speaker Series, which provides a forum for leading global CEOs to share their priorities and insights before a high-level audience of CFR members. The series aims to educate the CFR membership on the private sector's important role in the policy debate by engaging the global business community's top leadership.
The Council on Foreign Relations' David Rockefeller Studies Program—CFR's "think tank"—is home to more than seventy full-time, adjunct, and visiting scholars and practitioners (called "fellows"). Their expertise covers the world's major regions as well as the critical issues shaping today's global agenda. Download the printable CFR Experts Guide.