Many of you will likely be interested in this conference at Harvard.
*Unite For Sight Second Annual International Conference*
*"Eyes on International Collaboration: Promoting Health From Campus to
Lab to Field"*
*April 2-3, 2005*
Early Bird Registration Rate Ends March 15 - Register Now!
* _*Who should attend?_ Anyone with an interest in international
service and international health
_*When:_ April 2-3, 2005
_*Where:_ Harvard University
*Jointly Sponsored by New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and Unite For Sight
Unite For Sight's Second Annual International Health Conference will
convene more than 500 people from throughout the world who are
interested in international service, global health, public health, and
medicine. This empowering, energizing conference brings together
student leaders and activists, doctors, public health professionals,
nurses, RPCVs, and others.
*Join over 500 leaders and professionals from across the world
*Participate in plenary sessions and breakout workshops on everything
from cataract surgeries in the Himalayas to refugee camps and global
CME Credits - This educational activity has been designated for a
maximum of 11 hours of Category I Credit toward the AMA Physician's
*Register at http://www.uniteforsight.org/2005_annual_conference.php
Community Experiences: Improving Health for the Medically Underserved
/"Global Health"/, Dr. Barry Bloom, PhD
/"Impossible Dreams - The First Ascent of the East Face of Mt. Everest
and Eradicating Blindness in Mountainous Asia"/, Dr. Geoffrey Tabin, MD
/"Eye Diseases and Community Experiences in Tanzania"/, Dr. Muhsin
Sheriff, MD, MPH
/"EyeCare America - A National Public Service Program in
Ophthalmology,"/ Dr. B. Thomas Hutchinson, MD
/"The Forgotten Voices. Children, Their Stories and Where Child Health
Needs To Go,"/ Kevin Chan, MD.
/"Reflections from the Streets: Caring for //Boston//'s Rough
Sleepers"/, Dr. James O'Connell, MD
/"Visioning //Tibet//: A Film By Isaac Solotaroff,"/ Mr. Isaac Solotaroff
The Role of Research to Improve Health
/"Compassion, Knowledge, and Advanced Ophthalmic Technologies"/, Dr.
Dimitri Azar, MD
/"Advances in Corneal Transplantation"/, Dr. Shachar Tauber, MD
/"Optic Neuro-Prevention - A Strategy to Eradicate Glaucoma Blindness"/,
Dr. Louis Pasquale, MD
/"Stem Cells to the Retinal Rescue"/, Dr. Michael J. Young, PhD
/"The Role of Household Drinking Water Treatment Technologies and Safe
Water Storage in Preventing Blindness in the Developing World"/, Ms.
Susan Murcott, M.S.
Epidemiology and The Economic Perspective on Health Improvement
/"Economic Tools: How to Use Them and What They Can Reveal About
Blindness Prevention"/, Dr. Kevin Frick, PhD
/"The Role of Economics in Improving Health Outcomes"/, Heidi Williams, MSc
/"An Update on Ocular Leprosy,"/ Dr. Ebenezer Daniel, M.B.B.S., M.S.,
/"Unite For Sight in Nepal - A Documentary,"/ Mr. Ganesh Subedi
/"Utilizing Service Learning to Enhance Public Health in West Africa,"/
Ms. Brighid O'Donnell
/"Eye Health in Nigeria"/, Dr. Rotimi Bajulaiye, MD
/"Glaucoma, A National Eye Health Problem in Romania,"/ Ms. Madaline
/"Grassroots Optometry,"/ Dr. Erik Weissberg, OD
/"iCARE Project: Assistive Technologies For Individuals Who Are Blind or
Visually Impaired.,"/ Dr. Sethuraman (Panch) Panchanathan, PhD
/"Our Health is Our Only Wealth: The Story of Lok Swasthya Sewa, a Model
/Cooperative in Ahmedabad, India"//, Dr. Chirag Shah, MD, MPH
/"A Successful Model for Comprehensive Eye Care Coverage in the
/The Case of LV Prasad Eye Institute"//, Mr. Rohit Ramchandani
/"Youth Mobilization and Our Participation in National Policy
Processes"/, Ms. Neema Mgana
/"Unite for Sight: Delivery of Eye Care and Ocular Education in China
and Tanzania"/, Ms. Sally Ong
/"Upgrading Eye Health Care Strategies in Rural Tanzania"/, Mr. Sachin Jain
/"Removing Cataracts, Restoring Hope: Unite for Sight in Humjibre and
Buduburam Refugee Settlement, Ghana."/, Ms. Silvia Odorcic
/"Letters from Camp: A First Person Account of the Refugee Camp at
Buduburam, Ghana,"/ Valda Boyd Ford, MPH, MS, RN
/"Grassroots Advocacy: Highly Valuable or Highly Overvalued?"/, Ms.
/"UNESCO Observatory of Visual Health Services--Central America,"/ Dr.
Janet Leasher, OD, MPH
/"Connecting Caring Communities for Global Self Sufficiency,"/ Ms.
Deborah Naybor, Founder of Both Your Hands
/"Microfinance Status and Trends During The International Year of
Microcredit,"/ Ms. Bhakti Mirchandani, MPA/MPAID Degree Candidate
Joint Sponsorship & Accreditation Statement
This continuing medical education activity is jointly sponsored by Unite
For Sight and The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and has been planned
and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of
the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. The New York
Eye and Ear Infirmary is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing
medical education for physicians.
This educational activity has been designated for a maximum of 11 hours
of Category I Credit toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.
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