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Elizabeth Arkell |
Elizabeth Arkell is Events Coordinator and Policy Researcher at Student Movement for Real Change. » People

Stephanie Bailey |
Stephanie L. Bailey is a project lead in the Center for Health Policy at the Stanford University School of Medicine and an adjunct professor at Dominican University of California. » People

Gary Barker |
Gary Barker is Executive Director of Instituto Promundo, a Brazilian NGO that works locally and internationally to promote gender equity and reduce violence against women, children, and youth. » People

Prashanth Bhat |
Prashanth Bhat is a Washington-based journalist working for CCTV-America. » People

Mikaela Bradbury |

Mikaela Bradbury is an entrepreneur and writer based in New York. » People

Roberto De Vogli |
Roberto De Vogli is an associate professor in Social Determinants of Global Health at the Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California Davis (UCD). » People

The Needs of Refugee Women and Children in the Global Humanitarian Crisis | 06/24/16
Sarah Costa, Joanne J. Myers
In this powerful talk, executive director Sarah Costa explains the work of the Women's Refugee Commission, and discusses the current crisis. The numbers are staggering: one in 122 people across the world have been forced to flee, and the majority are women and children. The average length of displacement is 20 years. What can be done to help? » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers | 05/31/16
Ali S. Khan
In over 20 years at the CDC, Dr. Ali Khan battled Ebola, SARS, and other deadly diseases. But, as he reveals in this fascinating talk, what really worries him is the effect that political and social factors can have on fighting these outbreaks. With Zika emerging as the newest threat, what can governments--and individuals--do to be better prepared? » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Food Labels, Taxes, and Subsidies—the Egg of Columbus in the Obesity Crisis? | 03/24/16
Wilma Waterlander
Food labeling and food pricing do not do much to change this food system; they only address the symptoms. To really make a difference to health (and environmental sustainability), we have to change the system itself. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Commentary

Measures for Nigeria to Reach the Objective "Make Cities and Human Settlements Inclusive, Safe, Resilient, and Sustainable" in the Next 15 Years | 02/23/16
"I have always seen my dear country as the proverbial elephant up a tree: I do not understand how come it got there, but I sense it's surely going to fall," writes Nigerian student Agbeyo Temitope. Nevertheless, he believes the Sustainable Development Goals are achievable in Nigeria. His first concerns are eliminating terrorism and disease. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

Global Ethics Day: Feeding the Planet | 10/20/15
Gerald Bourke, Gilonne d'Origny, Jessica Fanzo
There are roughly 2 billion people who are under-nourished and another 2 billion who are overweight or obese. In other words, about half the world's population is malnourished. How can we feed the world ethically, sustainably, and well? This panel provides some answers, from food aid to producing milk and meat in cell cultures. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Ethics Police?: The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe | 05/01/15
Robert L. Klitzman, Joanne J. Myers
When it comes to medical research using human beings, who decides what's right? How do the U.S. institutional review boards work? What does "informed consent" mean when you need a law degree to understand the consent forms? How are clinical trails conducted overseas? Dr. Klitzman explores these troubling and complex ethical concerns. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Bye, Doctor, Hi, "Cloud" | 03/11/15
Irene Pedruelo, Alejandro Tocigl
A team of entrepreneurs based in San Francisco is turning the out-of-date diagnostic industry upside down. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Innovations

Ebola, Liberia, and the "Cult of Bankable Projects" | 03/10/15
Shefa Siegel
Instead of addressing core issues of state failure, development aid continues pushing narrowly focused agendas that have little meaning in places where institutions and infrastructure are broken. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Table of Contents and Excerpt from Ethics & International Affairs Volume 29.1 (Spring 2015) » Table of Contents and Excerpt from Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 29.1 (Spring 2015)

Dual Legacy: The Effect of Business Thinking on the Social Sector | 03/05/15
Steve Davis, Stanley N. Katz, Amber Kiwan, Darin McKeever, Tom Paulson, Julia Taylor Kennedy
This month on "Impact," we're taking a close look at a huge issue--legacy. In this case, we're examining how it relates to contemporary philanthropy and the social sector in general. Specifically, we examine the $37-billion Gates Foundation's dual legacy in promoting global health, and in shaping the social sector at large. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Dual Legacy: The Effect of Business Thinking on the Social Sector | 03/05/15
Steve Davis, Stanley N. Katz, Amber Kiwan, Darin McKeever, Tom Paulson, Julia Taylor Kennedy
This month on "Impact," we're taking a close look at a huge issue--legacy. In this case, we're examining how it relates to contemporary philanthropy and the social sector in general. Specifically, we examine the $37-billion Gates Foundation's dual legacy in promoting global health, and in shaping the social sector at large. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Clip of the Month: I. Glenn Cohen on the Ethics of Medical Tourism | 02/24/15
I. Glenn Cohen, Robert L. Klitzman
Harvard Law professor Glenn Cohen, the author of "Patients With Passports," details some of the moral considerations to keep in mind about traveling to a foreign country to get an organ transplant, including unexpected post-operative regret from the donor. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Ebola and Other Viral Outbreaks: Providing Health Care to the Global Poor in Times of Crisis | 02/18/15
Unni Karunakara, Robert L. Klitzman
Why were initial responses to the Ebola outbreak so disastrously inadequate? How can dysfunctional health systems--at all levels--be improved, so that this doesn't happen again? Dr. Klitzman of Columbia University and Dr. Karunakara, former international president of MSF, discuss these issues and more, including why doctors treating Ebola should not be called heroes. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

How We Think: Reflections on Thought in The Digital Age | 02/18/15
Mikaela Bradbury
On why now I do not have Wi-Fi in my apartment and relegate the first portion of my day to undisrupted and immersive activities such as writing, research or sketching at home. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Commentary

Modi's Clean India Needs More Actions than Photo-ops | 02/04/15
Prashanth Bhat
The Swachh Bharat campaign needs to become more than a mere slogan. Otherwise, it will end up being added to the long list of India's many paradoxes. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Commentary

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