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Exploring the Infrastructure of Multisector Community Health Partnerships: A Workshop
Date: December 8, 2016 (8:30 AM Pacific)
Exploring the Infrastructure of Multisector Community Health Partnerships
Effective Public Policy Solutions for Global Violence Prevention: A Workshop
Date: December 1, 2016 - December 2, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)
On December 1-2, 2016, the Forum on Global Violence Prevention will hold a two-day workshop to illuminate and explore the ways in which violence prevention practitioners can best share their findings and evidence-base with policymakers for the production of effective and impactful policy approaches to violence prevention. This will include an exploration of policymakers' goals and needs and the ways in which violence prevention experts can best communicate their findings to policymakers, as well as an exploration of lessons learned from around the world in this context. The workshop will explore crosscutting approaches to violence prevention and will cover multiple forms of violence across the life-course (such as child maltreatment and violence against children, violence against women, self-directed violence, interpersonal violence, youth violence, and the relationship between alcohol and violence, etc.).
Report Release Event: Committee on Food Allergies: Global Burden, Causes, Treatment, Prevention, and Public Policy
Date: November 30, 2016 (11:00 AM Eastern)
On November 30, 2016, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will release a new report by the Committee on Food Allergies: Global Burden, Causes, Treatment, Prevention, and Public Policy.
Meeting 1 - Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilities
Date: November 17, 2016 - November 18, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The first meeting of the Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilities was held on November 17-18, 2016 at the National Academies Keck Center.
Innovations in Investing in Young Children Globally—A Workshop
Date: October 20, 2016 - October 21, 2016 (4:30 PM GMT+1)
The Forum has explored innovations in investments from both the private and public sectors as well as highlighted several innovative programs that address children’s health, education, nutrition, and social protection needs. While innovation has been a thematic area of broad interest for the Forum overall, specific approaches for catalyzing innovation in research, policy, and practice has not been a central focus of any particular workshop to date. Therefore, the workshop in Abidjan will allow for further exploration of current innovations related to investing in young children globally, yet with a regional focus on West Africa. A focus on innovation will be central to the format and content of the workshop as both a platform for highlighting and synthesizing existing science, policy, and best practices in an engaging way, and as a conduit to infuse new energy and direction into the future of investments in young children globally.
Workshop to Support the Development of a United States Department of Labor Research Strategy on Child Labor and Forced Labor in International Settings
Date: October 18, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A 1-day public workshop will be held in Washington D.C. to explore the issues of child labor and forced labor in an international context. The International Labor Oto child labor, there is still much to learn about the relative importance of these various risk factors.
Fifth Meeting of the Committee on the Health Effects of Marijuana
Date: October 7, 2016 (12:00 PM Eastern)
The fifth meeting of the Committee on the Health Effects of Marijuana will be held virtually on October 7, 2016.
Report Briefing: Families Caring for an Aging America WebEx
Date: September 29, 2016 (1:30 PM Eastern)
Millions of Americans are providing care and support to an older adult—a parent, spouse, friend, or neighbor—who needs help because of a limitation in their physical, mental, or cognitive functioning.
Driving Action and Progress on Obesity Prevention and Treatment – A Workshop
Date: September 27, 2016 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Driving Action and Progress on Obesity Prevention and Treatment: Fifteen years after the Surgeon General's Call to Action, have we tipped the scales towards achieving a healthy weight?
Fourth Meeting of the Committee on the Health Effects of Marijuana
Date: September 7, 2016 - September 9, 2016 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Meeting 4 - Heath Effects of Marijuana. September 7-9, 2016. Keck Center.