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    Please Feel Free To Forward Widely Early Bird Rate Increases After January 20th GLOBAL HEALTH & INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE: Innovation, Advancement,
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      Please Feel Free To Forward Widely
      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

      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

          --"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

          --"Technology Social Entrepreneurship", JIM FRUCHTERMAN, Chairman and Founder, The Benetech Initiative

          --"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
      *Infectious Disease
      *Microfinance and Social Entrepreneurship
      *Health in Africa
      *Health in Asia
      *Health in Latin America
      *Global Eye Care and Vision 2020
      *Glaucoma Symposium
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