The Global Burden of Disease and Its Implications for U.S. Policy

Speakers:
Christopher Murray Professor of Global Health, University of Washington; Director, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Jennifer Kates Vice President and Director of Global Health and HIV Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation
Presider:
Thomas J. Bollyky Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development
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