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Syrian doctors who torture must be banned

July 2011

In an opinion piece for Al Jazeera, Rajaie Batniji uncovers the role of medical professionals involved in acts of torture.

The IMF: Violating Women Since 1945

June 2011

In reaction to the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Khan for allegations of rape in May, Kavita Ramdas and Christine Ahn argue in a piece for Foreign Policy in Focus that gender bias is embedded in the...

Nathan Eagle on mobile phone usage in the developing world

December 2010

Nathan Eagle, Founder and CEO of txteagle spoke at the weekly Liberation Technology Seminar Series on Dececember 2, 2010 about mobile phone usage in the developing world.

d.school class sees Stanford students develop ICT solutions to healthcare challenges in Kenya

July 2010

This Spring quarter, while our seminar series took a break, Program co principals Terry Winograd and Joshua Cohen taught a new course at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (the d.school):...

Health reform spans the Pacific

April 2010

When searching for insights about how other countries deal with similar challenges, Americans often look to Europe and Canada. Rarer is the comparison to counterparts across the Pacific.

February 2010 Dispatch - Strict Liability for Medical Injuries? The Impact of Increasing Malpractice Liability on Obstetrician Behavior in Taiwan

February 2010

We are pleased to bring you this month's dispatch in our series of Shorenstein APARC Dispatches. This month's piece, "Strict Liability for Medical Injuries?

Does it matter how you pay doctors and hospitals? Evidence from the Asia Pacific

July 2008

The organizing committee of the "Provider Payment Incentives in the Asia Pacific" conference -- including health economists from Shorenstein APARC, Peking University, Tsinghua University, and Seoul...

Preparation is key to avoiding 'worst-case outcome,' Chertoff says

April 2008

CISAC members Lynn Eden, Martha Crenshaw, and Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar participated in"Germ Warfare, Contagious Disease and the Constitution," a daylong event co-hosted by Stanford Law School....

No End in Sight: The American Occupation of Iraq

August 2007

On May 1, 2003, President Bush publicly declared an end to combat in Iraq.

Presidential Fund for Innovation in International Studies awards second round of interdisciplinary international grants

March 2007

The Presidential Fund for Innovation in International Studies has awarded $1 million to support three new projects that will assess the societal and security implications caused by China's female...

China-U.S. Health and Aging Fellowship Trainee Returns to China

September 2005

China-U.S. Health and Aging Fellowship Trainee returns to China to start Survey of Elderly Health Needs

Censoring science won't make us any safer

June 2005

Recent government efforts to prevent publication of scientific research that might prove helpful to terrorists "may sound reasonable," says CISAC Fellow Laura Donohue, but censoring science is more...

From "cow to consumer," milk supply needs better security, says Wein

May 2005

Milk processing is just as susceptible to terrorism as chemical production, yet the nation's milk supplies are far more vulnerable because many security measures are voluntary, CISAC faculty member...

Eden wins award for book on government's failure to predict nuclear fire damage

August 2004

Whole World on Fire: Organizations, Knowledge and Nuclear Weapons Devastation, by CISAC associate director for research Lynn Eden, received the 2004 Robert K.
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