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    Please forward widely *EARLY BIRD RATE INCREASES AFTER FEBRUARY 15 *GLOBAL HEALTH & INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE: Innovation, Advancement, and Best
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      EARLY BIRD RATE INCREASES AFTER FEBRUARY 15

      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 FEBRUARY 15


      SPEAKER HIGHLIGHTS (45 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

         --"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

          --"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

          --"Ensuring Equitable Access to Skilled Maternity Care", JILL SHEFFIELD, President, Family Care International

          --"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

          --"Infectious Diseases and Human Rights: Making Research Matter", DANIEL BAUSCH, MD, MPH,&TM Associate Professor, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

          --"Dealing With International Relief NGOs: The Challenge for Health Professionals", RICHARD WALDEN, President and CEO, Operation USA

          --"Innovations in Developmental Relief", DAVE EASTMAN, MD, Emergency Response Coordinator, Relief International

          --"Partnerships in Public Health", JACOB KUMARESAN, MD, MPH, Dr.PH, President, International Trachoma Initiative

          --"The HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Community Response and Disease Specific Activism", DAVID KATZENSTEIN, Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease, Stanford University School of Medicine

          --"Advocacy and Community Health", GABRIEL GARCIA, MD, Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean of Medical School Admissions, Stanford University School of Medicine

         --"Engaging Students in International Health: A Case Study", ROBERT DAVID SIEGEL, MD, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Program in Human Biology, and Center for African Studies, Stanford University

          --"Restricted Access to the Medical Literature: A Global Health Crisis", GAVIN YAMEY, MD, MRCP, Senior Editor, PLoS Medicine; Consulting Editor, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases

          --"Insecticide-Treated Bednets in Mass Disease Control and Elimination Campaigns", BRIAN BLACKBURN, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases, Stanford School of Medicine

          --"Jade Ribbon Campaign: Uniting The World To Eliminate Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer", SAMUEL SO, MD, Lui Hac Minh Professor of Surgery; Director, Asian Liver Center; Director, Liver Cancer Program, Stanford University School of Medicine

          --"Travel Medicine: Preparing For A Trip & Evaluating The Ill-Returned Traveler", D. SCOTT SMITH, MD, MSc, DTM&H, Chief of Infectious Disease and Geographic Medicine, Kaiser Redwood City Hospital

          --"Wilderness and Environmental Medicine", ERIC A. WEISS, MD, FACEP, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Chair, Disaster Preparedness Committee and Bioterrorism Taskforce; Director, Wilderness Medicine Fellowship; Stanford University School of Medicine

          --"Globalization and the Health Workforce: Historical Perspectives, Future Challenges", TOM HALL, MD, DrPH, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF School of Medicine

          --"Restricted Access to the Medical Literature: A Global Health Crisis", GAVIN YAMEY, MD, MRCP, Senior Editor, PLoS Medicine; Consulting Editor, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases

          --"Socially Responsible and Financially Just Global Health Electives", EVALEEN JONES, MD, Founder, President and Medical Director, Child Family Health International; Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

          --"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

          --"The Challenge of Treating Complex Obstetric Fistula in Eritrea", AMREEN HUSAIN, MD, Assistant Professor of Gynecologic Oncology, Stanford University

          --"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

          --"The Role of Student Volunteerism to Achieve Vision2020 in Ghana", SETH WANYE, MD, The Eye Clinic of Tamale Teaching Hospital, 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

          --"Problems With Glaucoma Care Delivery in a Developing Nation", ALAN ROBIN, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital

          --"What I Have Learned About Glaucoma Management in Ghana", PETER EGBERT, MD, Professor, Stanford Department of Ophthalmology

          --"Does Screening for Glaucoma Make Sense in the Developing World?", KULDEV SINGH, MD, MPH, Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Glaucoma Service, Stanford University

          --"Eye Disease and Art", MICHAEL MARMOR, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University

          --"Biominetic Artificial Cornea", CHRISTOPHER TA, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University

          --"The Globalization of Ophthalmology", DUNBAR HOSKINS, MD, Executive Director, American Academy of Ophthalmology

          --"Global HIV Prevention From Mother To Child: Challenges for Low Resource Settings", LANDRY TSAGUE, MD, William H. Foege Fellow, Department of Global Health at Emory Rollins School of Public Health

          --"The HIV Pandemic in the Developing World", JOHN MCGOLDRICK, Executive Vice President, Bristol-Myers Squibb

          --"A Global Perspective for Vision Research", PAUL SIEVING, MD, PhD, Director, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health

          --"Education in Africa: Foreign Aid to the Rescue?", JOEL SAMOFF, Consulting Professor, Center for African Studies, Stanford University

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

          --"Global Health Ethics in the New Millennium, Evolving Concepts", ANVAR VELJI, MD, Co-Founder and Treasurer, Global Health Education Consortium; Chief of Infectious Disease at Kaiser Permanente, South Sacramento; Clinical Professor, University of California at Davis
       
      250 MORE SPEAKERS: http://uniteforsight.org/conference/2007/index.php

       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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