Centre Head, Mely Anthony, in Council on Foreign Relations Meeting on Health Norms in Washington, DC
Date: 26 October 2012 (Friday)
Time: 1 – 2 pm
Venue: Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC
Head of Centre, Prof. Mely Caballero-Anthony, was in Washington, DC, recently to speak in the second meeting of the Global Health Norm Setting Roundtable Series, ‘Establishing Health Norms at the Regional Level: The Cases of Africa and Southeast Asia’. Focusing on two regions that are prone to public health threats (sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia), this meeting examined the involvement of regional organisations, national governments and networks of civil society organisations in negotiating rules to relay global initiatives and ensure the effective implementation of international health institutions at the national level.
Prof. Caballero-Anthony presented on the issue in relation to Southeast Asia while Amb. Jimmy Kolker, (Principal Deputy Director of Global Affairs, US Department of Health and Human Services, and former ambassador to Burkina Faso and Uganda) spoke about the topic with relation to sub-Saharan Africa.
Posted on: 26/10/2012 1:00:00 PM |
Topic: Health Security