Meetings

  • Urbanization and Slums: New Transmission Pathways of Infectious Diseases in the Built Environment—A Workshop Date: December 12, 2017 - December 13, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    A 1.5 day workshop to examine new transmission pathways in the urban built environment that affect human health, starting with the current state of science on microbial communities to bridging the drivers and interventions.
  • Improving Health Professional Education and Practice through Technology: A Workshop Date: November 16, 2017 - November 17, 2017 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will conduct a 1.5-day public workshop to gaps--within and across the continuum of health professional education--that impede progress toward the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) expanded triple aim1 that includes better care for the caretakers themselves.
  • Meeting 3: Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References (Washington, DC) Date: November 13, 2017 (10:30 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References will be holding a public meeting from 10:30 AM – 12:45 AM EDT on Monday, November 13, 2017 in Washington, DC at the National Academy of Sciences building in room NAS 250 (2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20418). During this open session, Drs. Bert Garza, Jose Villar, and Nancy Butte will discuss the nutritional requirements of pregnant and lactating women and young children. Attendees may register to listen to the committee meeting online or to attend in person. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu.
  • Exploring Partnership Governance in Global Health: A Workshop Date: October 26, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    An ad-hoc committee will be appointed to plan a 1-day public workshop to explore the governance of partnerships and the role governance plays in their decision-making structures. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions.
  • Learning from Ebola and the Future U.S. Role in Global Health: A Symposium Date: October 18, 2017 (2:00 PM Eastern)

    The National Academies of Medicine, the Association of Schools and Programs for Public Health, and Emory University are hosting a global health symposium to discuss recently released National Academies’ reports and experiences in the Atlanta region during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Following presentations, a panel of global health experts will discuss the current state of U.S. investments in global health and implications for the future.
  • Meeting 1: Committee on Improving Quality of Health Care Globally Date: October 18, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    Introduction to quality metrics and quality improvement efforts globally
  • Global Harmonization of Methodological Approaches to Nutrient Intake Recommendations: A Workshop Date: September 21, 2017 - September 22, 2017 (2:30 AM Eastern)

    The Food and Nutrition Board, in partnership with the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Nutrition Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), will convene an ad hoc committee to plan and organize a workshop to explore questions about the uses of nutrient intake recommendations, the frameworks used for their development, the status of nutrient intake recommendations globally, and experiences and expertise in methodological approaches.
  • Meeting 2: Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References (Rome, Italy) Date: September 20, 2017 - September 22, 2017 (3:00 AM Eastern)

    The ad hoc committee will be meeting in-person and attending the workshop, Methodological Approaches to Global Harmonization of Nutrient Intake Recommendations, in Rome, Italy. The committee will be using the evidence presented and discussions that take place in the workshop to use a case-study approach to demonstrate the application of a methodological approach for deriving nutrient intake recommendations using a selected nutrient and generate recommendations for methodological approaches to achieve a uniform and consistent basis for setting nutrient intake recommendations for young children and women of child-bearing age across countries.
  • Meeting 1: Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References (Videoconference) Date: August 23, 2017 (10:15 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on Harmonization of Methods for Estimating Nutrient Intake References will be holding a public meeting from 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM EDT on August 23, 2017 via videoconference. During this meeting, an overview of the study and additional background information will be provided. The study sponsor, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will be given an orientation to the statement of task. Attendees may register to listen to the committee meeting online. Please direct any questions to Meredith Young at myoung@nas.edu.
  • The Neurocognitive and Psychosocial Impacts of Violence: A Workshop Date: July 31, 2017 - August 1, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Forum on Global Violence Prevention will hold a two-day public workshop on the science surrounding the impacts of exposure to violence and trauma on both neurocognitive and psychosocial outcomes with a strong focus on exposure in childhood, and other aspects such as refugee health and/or PTSD in returning combatants.