Global Health

Scholarly Publications

How Globalization Went Bad

January 2007

The article asserts that globalization has made the world a more dangerous and less orderly place.

Edge of Disaster, The: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation

February 2007

We have learned little from the cataclysms of September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. When it comes to catastrophe, America is living on borrowed time--and squandering it.

The Increasingly Compelling Moral Responsibilities of Life Scientists

March 2013

First paragraph of article:Many of my colleagues and fellow investigators in the life sciences were surprised in late 2011 to hear about the deliberate laboratory manipulation of highly pathogenic...

News

Face facts: New York Times op-ed by CISAC's Lawrence Wein

December 2006

"Pandemic influenza is probably the world's most serious near-term public health threat," CISAC's Lawrence M.

Roundtable Forum - Anxious Times: Seeing Beyond a World of Perpetual Threats

September 2006

Stanford President John Hennessy hosted a timely and important Reunion Homecoming roundtable examining "Anxious Times: Seeing Beyond a World of Perpetual Threats," on October 14.

Events

Cooperative Threat Reduction: Former Soviet Biological Weapons Facilities

January 16, 2007

The speaker will describe his experiences over ten years of developing a comprehensive program to engage the formerly top secret Soviet biological weapons complex through joint scientific research...

The Global Burden of Infectious Disease

May 1, 2007

Despite predictions of their eradication in the 1960s, infectious diseases remain a significant cause of global health, economic, and social problems.

DNA for Peace: The Balance Between Biosciences for Development and Security

May 30, 2007

One of the world's greatest ethical challenges is the inequities in global health.

Projects

Feeding the World in the 21st Century: Exploring the Connections between Food Production, Health, Environmental Resources, and International Security

This project involves political scientists, economists, and medical researchers to address the question of whether hunger, poverty, disease and agricultural resource constraints foster civil...
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