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391Interesting upcoming conference on extending health care in 3rd world and at home. Carl

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  • Carl Youngberg
    Mar 9, 2005

      Dear Friends in the Peace Corps,

      I thought you or someone you know might be interested in attending the Health for Humanity Conference, “Health Development for the 21st Century: Going Beyond Technical Knowledge to Learn the Skills and Foundations for Effective Development Projects,” May 19-22, 2005 in Chicago. North Texas Peace Corps Group member Carl Youngberg will be one of the keynote presenters.  The conference announcement is below.  Learn more about us at www.healthforhumanity.org, or send an email to information@....  



      Laura Youngberg

      Administrative Coordinator

      Health for Humanity

      415 Linden Avenue, Suite B

      Wilmette, IL  60091

      (847) 425-7900




      Uniting People in Service for the Advancement of World Health



      Health for Humanity Annual Conference May 19-22, 2005

      Chicago (Northbrook), Illinois


      Health Development for the 21st Century:

      Going Beyond Technical Knowledge to Learn the Skills

      and Foundations for Effective Development Projects


      Who’s Invited:  Anyone interested in health development in the US and around the world. 


      Keynote Presentations Include:

      Effective Learning Organizations

      Gary Ahlquist, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

      Making Yourself Matter: Know and use the skills that increase your value to your organization, yourself and those around you

      Carl Youngberg, Concepts 3 Professional Development and Coaching

      Resources and Methods for Health Care Development Projects

      Bob Etemad, MD, Ochsner Clinic Foundation

      Moral Leadership for Development Projects

      John Kepner, Universidad Nur


      Skill-Building Workshop Series Include:

      ABCs of HH: Building Foundations for Success

      §         Service Delivery, Disaster Relief, and Health Development

      §         HH’s Unique Model for Development

      §         Service Beyond the Project Sites – Task Forces, HH Board, and Networks

      §         The Project Development Process Explained

      §         Incorporating Academic Goals and Objectives into Service and Development Projects

      Applying Knowledge to Working Abroad

      §         Crossing Cultures: Working with Racial and Ethnic Diversity

      §         Medical Ethics and its Role in Development

      §         Supporting Relationships, Changing Self-Identities, and Ongoing Transformations

      §         Health Development Through Community Empowerment

      §         Community Health Aide Practitioners: A model for rural health care in Alaska

      Moral Leadership Training

      §         A series of six workshops providing the foundation for the Moral Leadership training developed at Universidad Nur in Bolivia.


      Registration forms attached and also available through www.healthforhumanity.org beginning February 15, 2005; deadline to register and reserve hotel rooms is April 28, 2005.

      Cost: Registration for HH Members, $125 per person; HH Members-in-Training $35 per person;  Friend or Supporter of HH $150 per person; One Year New HH Membership plus Registration, $200 per person.  Hotel, $79 per night plus meals.


      Scholarships up to $200 are available, especially for Members-in-Training.  Please call us at 847-425-7900 or email the office to apply for financial aid: information@....


      The conference will be held at the Hilton Northbrook Hotel, near Chicago, Illinois, 20 minutes from O’Hare Airport.


      Health for Humanity

      415 Linden Ave., Suite B, Wilmette, IL 60091 USA

      ph:  847-425-7900;      fx: 847-425-7901

      general email: information@...

      website :  www.healthforhumanity.org