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September 12, 2011

Noncommunicable Diseases
Prioritizing Non-Communicable Diseases

Derek Yach, director of global health policy at PepsiCo, discusses the role of government and business in lowering mortality rates from non-communicable diseases (NCDs). "We now have overwhelming evi…

August 16, 2016

Health
RTR1J2BI_b Podcast: An Assessment of Former WHO Director-Generals and Previous Rounds of Director-General Elections

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. Since 1948, seven individuals have served as the WHO director-gener…

June 19, 2013

Health Policy and Initiatives
The Global Health Regime

This page is part of the multimedia Global Governance Monitor. Scope of the Challenge Despite medical advances and improvements in sanitation, water supply, nutrition, housing, and education, p…

November 30, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Is there a Seat at the Table for the Food & Beverage Industry in the Global Fight against Obesity?

THOMAS BOLLYKY: Good afternoon, I am Tom Bollyky, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics and Development. This event is entitled, "Is There a Seat at the Table for the Food and Beverage Industry…

September 13, 2011

The United Nations logo is displayed on a door at U.N. headquarters in New York February 26, 2011. The U.N. Security Council plans to vote on Saturday on a draft resolution that would slap sanctions on Libya’s leaders and refer the recent violence to the International Criminal Court, diplomats said. REUTERS/ Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) UN Summit on Noncommunicable Diseases

The United Nations logo displayed on a door at the U.N. headquarters in New York. (Joshua Lott/courtesy Reuters) Next Monday the United Nations will host its first ever High-Level Meeting on Noncomm…

July 25, 2011

Global
The Challenge of Non-Communicable Diseases

This September the United Nations will convene a high level summit on prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lung diseases, and …

July 25, 2011

Global
The Challenge of Non-Communicable Diseases

Experts discuss the importance of prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, as well as the need for the United States and the United Nations to play a larger role.

June 10, 2008

Capital Flows
A Diamond in the Rough: The Role of the Private Sector in Sustainable Development in Africa

Watch Gareth Penny, managing director of De Beers, discuss economic development in Africa and how the private sector can faciliate sustained growth.