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September 20, 2018

Health
Plagues and the Paradox of Progress: Why the World Is Getting Healthier in Worrisome Ways

CFR Senior Fellow Thomas J. Bollyky discusses his new book, Plagues and the Paradox of Progress: Why the World Is Getting Healthier in Worrisome Ways.

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October 11, 2017

Health
The Quest to Save 100 Million Lives (and Prevent Pandemics)

It is not an obvious moment for a new global health initiative, let alone one that focuses on cardiovascular disease. Rising populism and nationalism in wealthy nations is undermining support for the…

September 22, 2016

Global
Global Hearts: Confronting the Cardiovascular Disease Crisis

Experts discuss the growing crisis of noncommunicable diseases, specifically cardiovascular diseases, and the initiatives by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prev…

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November 24, 2015

United States
Lessons Learned After the Ebola Crisis

Thomas Frieden discusses lessons learned from the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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June 14, 2016

Global
The Global Migration and Refugee Crisis

Anne C. Richard discusses the scope of the global migration and refugee crisis.

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September 10, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Non-Communicable Diseases and the New Global Health

Global health needs are changing. A new set of global health challenges, from diabetes, cancer, and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) to traffic injuries, are overtaking infectious diseases as m…

September 10, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Scalable Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

Related Reading: Developing Symptoms: Noncommunicable Diseases Go Global, by Thomas Bollyky, Foreign Affairs, May/June 2012

September 10, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
Scalable Strategies to Address NCDs in Developing Countries

Experts discuss scalable and practical strategies developing countries can use to address the global health challenges of noncommunicable diseases. This session is part two of the two session mee…

April 26, 2010

Global
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: Global Governance Today

The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. Related Readings: G20 Leaders Statement a…

May 7, 2007

Sub-Saharan Africa
Is Male Circumcision the Key to Stopping the AIDS Epidemic?

Watch Mark R. Dybul, U.S. global AIDS coordinator at the U.S. Department of State, and Thomas R. Frieden, commissioner of health for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, discuss…