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  • Jennifer Staple
    CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - Unite For Sight Second Annual International Health Conference April 2-3, 2005 Harvard University Unite For Sight encourages you to submit
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 27, 2004
      CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - Unite For Sight Second Annual International Health Conference
      April 2-3, 2005
      Harvard University

      Unite For Sight encourages you to submit a proposal for a poster presentation at the 2005 Unite For Sight Second Annual International Health Conference, April 2-3, 2005, at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.  Unite for Sight's conference, "Eyes on International Collaboration: Promoting Health From Campus to Lab to Field," is for all professionals and students involved in medicine, health education, health promotion, public health, and international service.  Its purpose is to provide an international forum for the exchange of ideas about original health and medical research and international service.

      Abstract Categories:
      1. International Medicine and International Health
      2. Public Health
      3. Scientific Research
      4. Advocacy and Health Policy
      5. Research in Ophthalmology
      6. Nonprofits in Health

      Instructions For Submitting Unite For Sight Conference Abstracts
      1. All abstract submissions must be submitted electronically to JStaple@... by January 15, 2005 with Subject Line ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
      2. Proposals must include: Title, Abstract Category, 1-2 learning objectives, 250-word abstract, and biosketch of all authors
      3. All persons submitting an abstract must first register and submit payment to attend the Unite For Sight Conference at http://uniteforsight.org/2005_annual_conference.php
      4. All abstracts selected for poster session presentation will be published in the Conference Program for distribution to conference attendees.  By submitting an abstract, authors agree to have their abstract published in the program.
      5. Applicants will be notified by e-mail whether their proposal was accepted by February 1, 2005.

      For additional information, contact JStaple@... and www.uniteforsight.org

      Unite For Sight Second Annual International Health Conference
      "Eyes on International Collaboration: Promoting Health From Campus to Lab to Field"
      April 2 and 3, 2005
      Harvard University
      Cambridge, Massachusetts

      Early Bird Reduced Registration Rate ($15) For Less Than 1 Week
      Click Here to Register: http://www.uniteforsight.org/2005_annual_conference.php

      Conference Schedule

      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
      • "Health Care for the Homeless in Boston", Dr. James O'Connell, MD
      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
      Breakout Sessions
      • "Eye Health in Nigeria," Dr. Rotimi Bajulaiye, MD
      • "Eye Health in India," Dr. Santanu Sanyal, MBBS, MHS
      • "Our Health is Our Only Wealth: The Story of Lok Swasthya Sewa, a Model Health Cooperative in Ahmedabad, India," Dr. Chirag Shah, MD, MPH
      • "A Successful Model for Comprehensive Eye Care Coverage in the Developing World: The Case of LV Prasad Eye Institute," Mr. Rohit Ramchandani
      • "Upgrading Eye Health Care Strategies in Rural Tanzania," Mr. Sachin Jain
      • "Eye Health in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania," Ms. Sally Ong
      • "Cataract Surgeries in Humjibre and Buduburam Refugee Camp, Ghana," Ms. Silvia Odrocic
      • "Eyeglasses for Children in China," Ms. Shawna Novak
      • "Youth Participation in Improving Health Outcomes in Africa," Ms. Neema Mgana
      Biographies of speakers at http://www.uniteforsight.org/2005_annual_conference.php
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