Red Cross on 2018 Disasters

We review The International Red Cross 2018 World Disasters Report — which presents sobering data, incisive insights, and recommendations concerning the gap between those impacted by disasters and those who receive adequate relief. PUBLIKS REPORTS ARCHIVE YEAR • 2019 MONTH • 5 • May REPORT REVIEWDISASTER RESPONSE • HUMANITARIAN AIDREFERENCE...

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Food Safety Conference

FAO, WHO, WTO host a conference in Addis Ababa on the future of world food safety for peoples, economies, environments. Genre: Health, Food, Conferences. Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Dates: February 12-13, 2019. Convenors/Sponsors: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Health Organization, and the African Union....

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WHO on Emergencies

WHO convenes a high-level meeting on current knowledge and experience regarding emergency crisis response for global and globalizing cities. Genre: Health, Public Health Emergencies, Conferences. Venue: Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France. Dates: December 3-4, 2018. Convenors/Sponsors: The World Health Organization and the Government of France. Part of a series that...

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World AIDS and HIV Day

Since 1988 UN Members have participated in World AIDS Day; this year the Secretary-General’s published call is urgent, caring, persuasive.  Genre: Health, Official Day. Venue: Worldwide (all UN Member States). Dates: December 1, 2018. Sponsors: The United Nations and all UN Member States. Description: Governments and organizations based within and...

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ACA Repeal on HIV Care

Map Showing in Blue States With Plans to Expand Medicaid

Calls for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act have produced analysis of its likely effect on vulnerable populations, chronic care, those living with HIV.   THE UNITED STATES — A number of editorials have expressed significant concern over the health of those living chronically with HIV under the...

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Cal Health DataFest

A conference for Bay Area and Northern California specialists and advocates of data science and usage in improving health outcomes, care systems.  Genre: Health, Public Health, Innovation, Science. Venue:  Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall, Stanford medical campus, California, USA. Dates: February 12, 2016. Sponsors: Stanford Center for Population Health...

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BEINGS Summit at Emory

Emory University hosts “Biotechnology and the Ethical Imagination: A Global Summit 2015” (BEINGS 2015), featuring a multidisciplinary array of speakers.  Genre: Sciences, Innovation, Bioethics, Biotechnology. Venue: Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Dates: May 17-19, 2015. Sponsors: Emory University. Description: Delegates from all over the world will gather in Atlanta to produce a...

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Race, Health, Inequalities

University of California San Francisco hosts an interdisciplinary conversation on approaches in science to addressing race, medicine, health, disparities.  Genre: Sciences, Innovation, Bioethics, Biotechnology. Venue: Golden Gate Room in Millberry Union, UCSF Parnassus, San Francisco, California, USA. Dates: May 5, 2015. Sponsors: University of California at San Francisco and the Social...

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World Health Organization

One of the major United Nations organizations created after WWII, with a broad and urgent health mandate for all humans. Created in the years soon after the Second World War, as one of the major and more well-known of the United Nations institutions seeking to engender multilateral peace and...

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