The World Food Programme is based in Rome. Its executive director is Ertharin Cousin, an American with many years of experience in food issues in the nonprofit, corporate, and government sectors.
After years of darkness, they have just seen the light, and are thanking the American doctor who brought them the gift of sight. Geoff Tabin founded a charity, the Himalayan Cataract Project, that sends flying clinics into remote parts of Asia and Africa to carry out a simple, but transformational eye operation.
Ten cases of polio have been confirmed in Syria — the first appearance of the disease in the country since 1999. Gwen Ifill speaks with Joel Charny of InterAction on how the outbreak adds to the challenge of the humanitarian crisis and how the ongoing war has caused the destruction of the nation’s medical infrastructure.
Environmental Health Sciences Breadth Course
The Diabetes Forum 2012 was sponsored by the Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust and features a key note address from Kim Belshe (SPA Public Policy Institute of California).
March 9, 2005 – House Ways and Means Committee member Rep. Ryan talked about Social Security reform legislation that he and Senator Sununu are working on together. His committee will hold a hearing on the future of Social Security today. He responded to telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail from viewers.
John R. Balmes MD