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CIES 2012 LIVE: The Worldwide Education Revolution

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Organizations are sharing their education publications and resources at the CIES 2012 exhibition hall. Here is a snapshot of some of the highlights.

Video Library: Climate & Health Summit

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The First Global Climate and Health Summit took place on December 4, 2011 at the Tropicana Hotel in Durban, South Africa parallel to the UNFCCC meetings. This inaugural summit was organized by Health Care Without Harm, the World Federation of Public Health Associations, the Climate and Health Council, the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, and University of Kwa Zulu Natal. This summit was supported by an impressive group of organizations. Learn more. Video Presentations and Supporting Documents FHI 360 worked with the organizing partners to capture select presentations on video. Visit the links below to get more information. Summit Background: click here Agenda and Presentations: click here Speaker bios: click here Media Coverage: click here. Reading of the Durban Declaration Call to Action Interview: […]

LIVE | Virtual Meeting Coverage

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FHI 360’s LIVE Coverage on Degrees Blog provides real time information on key discussions taking place at meetings and conferences around the world. Make sure to follow @FHI360 to get the latest conference updates by Twitter. Follow @FHI360   ———————————————————————————————————————————— PAST CONFERENCES ———————————————————————————————————————————— LIVE | Dakar | Visit November 29 – December 2 | Dakar, Senegal 2nd International Conference on Family Planning Research and Best Practices The 2011 International Conference on Family Planning will bring together participants to share research, best practices, and progress on national strategies to deliver family planning services, with the ultimate goal being universal access to family planning. The FHI 360 team will share news and updates, key presentations, provide video updates and share the twitter conversation happening at #ICASA2011. VISIT […]

Live from APHA | Washington, DC

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Coverage and live Twitter conversations from the 139th Annual American Public Health Association Meeting in Washington, DC. Join the Conversation. Updates and News | Conversation at #APHA2011 —————————————————————————————————————————— 11.2.11 | FHI 360 APHA Concludes 2011 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. “It’s been an honor to have hosted Annual Meeting in the nation’s capital this year, where thousands of fellow public health professionals came together to share successes, discuss new challenges and explore ways to move the public health agenda forward,” said Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E), executive director of APHA. “Annual Meeting is an opportune time to celebrate the meaningful work the public health community does every day to improve the lives of others.” Read Full Press Release by APHA —————————————————————————————————————————— 11.2.11 | […]

Webcast & Conversation: The Power of 1%

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On October 3rd, experts will come together to discuss how 1% of the US federal budget builds stronger economies, saves lives, and protects our borders. Tune in to watch the event live while you add to the discussion on twitter using the hashtag #WhyForeignAid. This lively discussion will look at the incredible return on investment of U.S. development efforts in global health and how they contribute to building new markets for more products, preventing the proliferation of disease across borders and ensuring better health for some of the world’s most vulnerable people. View the list of speakers here USAID Fact Sheet: The Power of 1% and Global Health: Saving Lives, Improving Economic Opportunity, Promoting Security Press Release: The Power of 1%: What Americans Get for […]

Webcast: Women and ARVs for HIV Prevention

Program Key Note Lori Heise Executive Director, Structural Driver of HIV Research Consortium Senior Lecturer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Chair Chair Kathleen M. MacQueen Senior Scientist, Behavioral & Social Sciences FHI 360 Moderator Suzanne Leclerc-Mandala Senior Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS, Global Health Bureau USAID Speakers Opening and closing remarks by Timothy D. Mastro Vice President, Health and Development Sciences FHI 360 Elizabeth Tolley Senior Scientist, Behavioral & Social Sciences FHI 360 Nduku Kilonzo Executive Director Liverpool VCT, Care and Treatment, Kenya Dazon Dixon Diallo Founder, President Sisterlove, Inc., Atlanta, GA With introductory remarks by Timothy D. Mastro Vice President, Health and Development Sciences FHI 360

Live from Busan, Korea: ICAAP 10

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Live coverage, news and conversations from the International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP). Follow the conference virtually and join in the discussion. LIVE BLOG | CONVERSATION AT #ICAAP10 | FHI 360 Posters ————————————————————————————————————— 8.30.11 | by UNAIDS on UNAIDS.org ICAAP 10 Closes in Busan Serving its theme “Different Voices, United Action”, the 10th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) brought together voices and perspectives of more than 2 000 delegates from 65 countries towards the development of greater joint action for AIDS. Read full post at UNAIDS.org ————————————————————————————————————— 8.29.11 | by UNAIDS on UNAIDS.org Stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV remains widespread in Asia and the Pacific, report shows “HIV-related stigma is pervasive in the […]

Live from Atlanta: CDC HCMM Conference

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Live coverage and conversations from the Centers for Disease Control’s National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media. LIVE BLOG | CONVERSATION AT #HCMMCONF —————————————————————————— 8.11.11 | FHI 360 Awareness of HIV Vaccine Research A. Cornelius Baker, Bonny Bloodgood, Elyse Levine, Willis Shawver, and Carol Schechter presented their poster titled, “Engaging Health Care Providers in HIV Vaccine Research.” Download the full poster presentation —————————————————————————— 8.10.11 | Allison Bosniak | FHI 360 Viral Content What makes an online article worth sharing? Prof. Jonah Berger from the Wharton School at UPenn has done exhaustive research on the subject, looking at the qualities of the “most emailed” articles shared on the New York Times website over a given period of time. He found that articles evoking anger were […]