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Advancing Human Rights through Tech and Data

November 20, 2015

Abstract Human rights groups have only two assets: people and information.  Learn about Benetech’s decade of putting information technology tools into the hands of human rights activists, with the...

Using Behavioral Economics and Information Communication Technology to Combat Polio in Pakistan

February 27, 2015

Speaker BioMichael CallenAssistant Professor, Public PolicyHarvard Kennedy School  Michael Callen is assistant professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Contemporary Challenges in Global Public Health: A Discussion on How Health is an Integral Aspect of the Overall Development and Sustainability Landscape

May 2, 2014

For nearly 70 years, CARE has been serving individuals and families in the world's poorest communities.

Global Health and Local Governance in Rural Malawi

May 1, 2014

Abstract: Public health is widely understood to be both inherently political and easily politicized, yet few studies have examined how global health interventions actively, if unintentionally, co...

Human Rights and Health to Advance Development: Case of Rwanda

February 27, 2014

Hon.Agnes Binagwaho has served as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health in Rwanda since October 2008.

Imagining Global Health with Justice

February 13, 2014

AbstractThe scope and complexity of global health can be overwhelming, making it difficult to form an inspiring and unified vision for the future.

Health and Human Rights in Burma/Myanmar

February 6, 2014

Abstract:The peoples of Burma/Myanmar have faced military rule, human rights violations, and poor health outcomes for decades.

A Novel Approach to Crowdsource: the Detection and Management of Large-scale Cholera Outbreaks

January 17, 2014

AbstractDiarrheal disease is the second leading cause of death for children under five years of age, globally.

The Political Determinants of Health in the Arab World

May 30, 2013

Lina Khatib is the co-founding Head of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University.

Delivering Justice to the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Liberia

February 28, 2013

CDDRL post-doctoral fellow Bilal Siddiqi will address the question of whether progressive, statutory legal reform can meaningfullyaffect the lives of the poor, using observational and experimental...

Managing the Risk of Pandemic Influenza Amidst Weak Government Institutions

January 10, 2013

Abstract:   Bangladesh is one of the highest risk settings for emergence of new strains of influenza.

Global Health Financing: Identifying Key Drivers of U.S. Development Assistance by Country

April 6, 2012

With a sharp divergence between justifications for global health funding and the countries and diseases to which funding is disbursed, this study conducts a quantitative analysis of the...

Second and Third Generation Human Rights in Africa: Ethics of Healthcare Workforce Maldistribution -- Zimbabwe as a Case Study

April 13, 2011

Building on the foundation of 2009-10 workshop Legalizing Human Rights in Africa, the 2010-11 interdisciplinary research workshop will extend the examination of human rights discourse and...

Nothing Short of A Revolution: Women's Movements Might Just Liberate Us All!

February 17, 2011

Kavita Ramdas is an inspirational and mindful leader, an advocate for human rights, open and civil societies, and a respected advisor and commentator on issues of social entrepreneurship,...

Can ICT Improve Clean Water Delivery Systems in Slums? Lessons from Kibera

February 11, 2011

Water is scarce, costly, and contaminated in Kibera, Nairobi -- one of Africa's largest urban slums.

Participatory Development in East Africa's Largest Slum: The Carolina For Kibera Story

April 6, 2010

Carolina for Kibera (CFK) inspires and nurtures youth leaders in the slum of Kibera, Kenya through a unique model of participatory development.  CFK recognizes the youth of Kibera as resilient,...

Thinking About Foreign Aid: Development Assistance in Failed and Recovering States

February 20, 2010

Join the Stanford Association for International Development in exploring issues of development and post-conflict health on February 20th in Annenberg Auditorium with Andrew Natsios, the Director of...

Liberation Through Interconnection

January 29, 2010

AbstractOne of the biggest themes of the 21st century is interconnection -- specifically, the interconnection of people and data.  These interconnections can change everything about how we see the...

Giving Farmers a Voice

October 15, 2009

Abstract Improving the productivity of small farmers is essential for economic development in most poor countries.  Providing access to timely and relevant information could improve the...

FrontlineSMS:Medic - Democratizing mHealth for the Developing World on Their Terms Not Ours

October 1, 2009

FrontlineSMS:Medic is a Palo Alto based tech nonprofit startup that began in early 2009 with several Stanford undergraduates and graduate students at the helm.

Prescribing Cultures and Pharmaceutical Policy in the Asia-Pacific: A Book Launch Event

September 23, 2009

Pharmaceutical policies are interlinked globally, yet deeply rooted in local culture.

GoodGuide: An Experiment in Advancing Transparency in Consumer Markets

May 28, 2009

With what now seem like almost weekly product scandals, recalls, and supply chain exposes, the public increasingly wants to know more about the products they are putting in, on, and around their...

People

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Ertharin Cousin Visiting Scholar, FSE Visiting Scholar, FSE
Monica Teran Research Affiliate, CDDRL