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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

The Global Migration and Refugee Crisis

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

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September 24, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Is the International Response to Ebola Enough?

The Centers for Disease Control has modeled the possible spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia. (It did not address Ebola in Guinea.) Based on its computer models, it concludes that the range o…

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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 19, 2012

Noncommunicable Diseases
UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs: One Year Later

One year after the UN’s high-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases, little progress has been made in generating momentum and new resources. But with the right focus and strategies, there is room …

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

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…

November 30, 2007

Financial Markets
Regional Monetary Integration

An explanation of why governments contemplate regional monetary integration and why some country groups are more likely than others to exercise that option.