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  • Jennifer Staple
    Jan 6, 2007
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      Early Bird Rate Increases After January 20th

      GLOBAL HEALTH & INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE: Innovation,
      Advancement, and Best Practices to Achieve Global Goals
      Unite For Sight Fourth Annual International Health Conference
      April 14-15, 2007 at Stanford University School of Medicine, California
      http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference/2007/
      <http://uniteforsight.org/conference/2007/index.php>

      *More Than 300 Renowned Speakers from North America, Africa, Asia, Latin
      America, and Europe
      *Join over 1,500 leaders, doctors, professionals, and students from 5
      continents for an engaging exchange of ideas and best practices.
      *When: *April 14-15, 2007
      *Where:* Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA
      *Who should attend?*Anyone interested in eye care, international health,
      medicine, health education, health promotion, public health,
      international service, social entrepreneurship, nonprofits, or
      microenterprise
      *EARLY BIRD RATE INCREASES AFTER JANUARY 20: *Current Rate is $65
      Students/$85 All Others

      *COMPLETE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE WITH 300 SPEAKERS:
      http://uniteforsight.org/conference/2007/index.php*
      <http://uniteforsight.org/conference/2007/index.php>

      SPEAKER HIGHLIGHTS (19 OF THE 300 SPEAKERS) INCLUDE:
      --"Millennium Development Goals, Partnerships, and Eye Care (By
      Prepared Videotape)", JEFFREY SACHS, PhD, Director, Earth Institute at
      Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development;
      Professor of Health Policy and Management

      --"Challenges in Public Health: From Smallpox and Polio Eradication
      to SARS and Avian Influenza", DAVID HEYMANN, MD, MPH, Former Executive
      Director for Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization

      --"Public Private Partnerships to Advance Technologies for Neglected
      Disease", CHRISTOPHER ELIAS, MD, MPH, President of PATH

      --"The Right to Health: Towards Social Inclusion and Universal
      Health Care in Latin America", ARACHU CASTRO, PhD, MPH, Assistant
      Professor of Social Medicine, Academic Director; Program in Infectious
      Disease and Social Change, Harvard Medical School / Partners in Heath

      --"The War on AIDS - Integration Equals Impact", GEORGE GUIMARAES,
      President and CEO, Project Concern International

      --"Critical Health Issues in the 21st Century", SUSAN BLUMENTHAL,
      MD, MPA, Former US Assistant Surgeon General, Clinical Professor of
      Psychiatry at Georgetown School of Medicine and Tufts University Medical
      Center

      --"The Neglected Tropical Diseases: New Promise For Their Control",
      PETER HOTEZ, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology
      and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University

      --"Microfinance and Health: New Synergies and Opportunities", ALEX
      COUNTS, President, Grameen Foundation USA

      --"Public Private Partnerships to Provide Safe Drinking Water in
      Africa", GREG ALLGOOD, PhD, Director, Children's Safe Drinking Water,
      Procter & Gamble

      --"Antiretroviral Drugs and Issues of Drug Access and Quality in the
      Developing World", TERRY BLASCHKE, MD, Professor of Medicine and
      Molecular Pharmacology, Stanford University

      --"International Women's Health and Human Rights", ANNE FIRTH
      MURRAY, Founding President, The Global Fund for Women; Consulting
      Professor, Human Biology Program, Stanford University

      --"High Quality Eye Care To The Most Marginalized Populations: The
      Challenges and Possible Solutions", GULLAPALLI N. RAO, MD, Chairman,
      Board of Trustees and President, International Agency for the Prevention
      of Blindness; Distinguished Chair of Eye Health, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute

      --"Impossible Dreams - The First Ascent of the East Face of Mt.
      Everest and Eradicating Blindness in Mountainous Asia", GEOFFREY TABIN,
      MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Director of the
      Division of International Ophthalmology, John A. Moran Eye Center,
      University of Utah; Co-Director and Founder, Himalayan Cataract Project

      --"Eye Care at Buduburam Refugee Camp in Ghana", JAMES CLARKE., MD,
      Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana

      --"Global Progress in Preventing the Burden of Blindness and Other
      Diseases Caused by Measles and Rubella", STEPHEN L. COCHI, MD, MPH,
      Senior Advisor, Global Immunization Division, National Immunization
      Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

      --"Is Women's Health a Human Right?", MINI MURTHY, MD, MPH, MS,
      Assistant Professor of Practice,New York Medical College School of
      Public Health

      --"Young Leaders In Action: Tomorrow's Leaders But Also Today's",
      WILLIAM REESE, President and CEO, International Youth Foundation

      --"Community Programs With Vision", DAVID WERNER, PhD, Co-Founder,
      Director of HealthWrights (Workgroup for People's Health and Rights);
      Visiting Professor at Boston University International School of Public
      Health; Author, "Where There Is No Doctor"

      --"Medical Discovery and Social Justice: Linking Child Health with
      Child Rights", PAUL WISE, MD, MPH, Richard E. Berhman Professor of Child
      Health and Society, Stanford University

      Hundreds of Conference Sessions For Anyone Interested In:
      *Global Health
      *International Development
      *Millennium Development Goals
      *Public Health
      *Overseas Volunteering
      *Health and Human Rights
      *Refugee Health
      *Women's Health
      *HIV/AIDS
      *Infectious Disease
      *Microfinance and Social Entrepreneurship
      *Nonprofits
      *Health in Africa
      *Health in Asia
      *Health in Latin America
      *Global Eye Care and Vision 2020
      *Glaucoma Symposium


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