Therapeutic Interventions and Resistance Mechanisms
The HIV Dynamics and Replication Program (HIV DRP), Center for Cancer Research, NCI is organizing this conference to showcase the latest findings in the broad field of drug resistance in the context of infectious agents and cancer. An in-depth discussion of recent progress in our understanding of resistance mechanisms should lead to new insights into the development of more effective therapeutic interventions, which will aid international public health efforts. Confirmed speakers in this outstanding program include Silvia Bertagnolio (World Health Organization), Eric Freed (HIV DRP, NCI), Yoshihiro Kawaoka (University of T...
Source: Videocast - All Events - August 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture: Global Health in a Changing World
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) and the Fogarty International Center present the 2019 David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture: “ Global Health in a Changing World, ” presented by Wellcome Trust Director Dr. Jeremy Farrar. A world-renowned clinical scientist and leading figure in the field of infectious disease, Dr. Jeremy Farrar has been Director of the Wellcome Trust since 2013. Wellcome is an independent foundation with a $33 billion investment portfolio that offers grants across biomedical science, population health, medical innovation, humanities and social science, and publ...
Source: Videocast - All Events - June 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

Closing the Divide in Access to Palliative Care and Pain Relief
NCI ’ s Center for Cancer Research (CCR) Grand Rounds Dr. Felicia Marie Knaul received a master ’ s and doctoral degree in Economics from Harvard University. She undertakes global health research, advocacy and policymaking focused on reducing inequities and improving the socio-economic conditions of vulnerable populations, with emphasis on Latin America. Her main areas of research include access to palliative care and pain relief, global cancer care and control, women and health, health system reform and finance, gender-based violence and children in especially difficult circumstances. At the University of Miam...
Source: Videocast - All Events - January 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

The World Health Organization ’ s Alma-Ata Declaration of 1978: What Was It Then, Where Is It Now?
Special Lecture in Honor and Memory of Elizabeth Fee (1946-2018): The adoption of the Alma-Ata Declaration in September 1978 has been regarded by many as one of the shining moments in the history of international and global health. It was the occasion for the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children ’ s Fund, and 134 signatory nations to declare the goal of “ Health for All by 2000 ” along with strong commitments to “ development in the spirit of social justice ” and to “ essential health care ” that was “ universally accessible ” and an integral part of &...
Source: Videocast - All Events - December 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

NIAAA Mark Keller Honorary Lecture: Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Characteristics and Correlates
NIAAA Mark Keller Honorary Lecture Phil A. May, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert in fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), with a distinguished career spanning nearly 50 years. By studying the adverse effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol, his work has advanced greatly our understanding of the prevalence, characteristics, etiology, diagnosis, and prevention of FAS and FASD. Dr. May is Professor in the Department of Nutrition of the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the Nutrition Research Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Professor Emer...
Source: Videocast - All Events - November 26, 2018 Category: General Medicine Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture: Medical Research and Capacity Building for Development: The Experience of Rwanda
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) and the Fogarty International Center present the 2015 David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture:"Medical Research and Capacity Building for Development: The Experience of Rwanda," delivered by Rwandan Health Minister, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, July 29, at 11:30 a.m. in Masur Auditorium, Clinical Center (Building 10). Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Minister of Health of the Republic of Rwanda, has spoken frequently about the value of research and capacity building at her country’s medical and academic institutions in h...
Source: Videocast - All Events - May 28, 2015 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

US Health and the International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health
Secretary’s Global Health and Human Services Lecture Series Introduction by: The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Presentation by: Harvey Fineberg, MPP, PhD President of the Institute of Medicine Former Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health Founder and former President of the Society of Medical Decision Making Please join Secretary Sebelius for the Secretary’s Global Health and Human Services Lecture Series. Dr. Harvey Fineberg, President of the Institute of Medicine and a leading public health practitioner and analyst, will speak about the parad...
Source: Videocast - All Events - April 29, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

Health Without Boundaries: Rethinking Global and Domestic Health
The Secretary’s Global Health Lecture Series Please join Secretary Sebelius for the Secretary’s Global Health and Human Services Lecture Series. Dr. Julio Frenk will speak about the growing intersection of domestic and global health. Since 2009, Dr. Frenk has served as the Dean of the Faculty at the Harvard School of Public Health. As the Minister of Health of Mexico, Dr. Frenk introduced a program of comprehensive national health insurance, expanding access to health care for tens of millions of previously uninsured Mexicans. He was the founding director-general of the National Institute of Public Health in ...
Source: Videocast - All Events - February 21, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

Public Health in the 21st Century: Too Big to Fail? (HHS Only)
Introduction by: The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Presentation by: Dr. Margaret Chan Director-General World Health Organization Just since the start of this century, health challenges have become far more complex, and political leaders and the public are paying attention. Director-General Chan will discuss current trends in global health—including climate change, antimicrobial resistance, non-communicable diseases, global health security and universal health coverage, among others—and provide insight into the fruitful collaboration between ...
Source: Videocast - All Events - September 17, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video