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[afro-nets] International Health Conference - Early Bird Registration
- From: Jennifer Staple <Jennifer.Staple@aya.yale.edu>
- Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 18:20:19 -0800
International Health Conference - Early Bird Registration Dead-
International Health Conference at Yale University
1-2 April, 2006
"Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides"
Early Bird Registration Ends December 1st!
When: April 1-2, 2006
Where: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Theme: "Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides"
Who should attend? Anyone interested in medicine, health educa-
tion, health promotion, public health, international health, in-
ternational service, nonprofits, or eye care.
Conference Goal: To empower conference attendees to identify
health needs and to develop solutions to improve access to care
for the medically underserved.
How to Register - Early Bird Registration!
Early Bird Registration Rate (Until December 1st): US$ 30 stu-
dent rate; US$ 40 for all others
Conference Highlights: A Few of the Scheduled Presentations
Complete schedule can be seen at:
Keynote Address: "Environment, Behavior and Health: Societies
Matter" Al Sommer, MD, MHS
"The Challenges of Pediatric AIDS in Africa - A Lesson in Hope
and Humanity" Shaffiq Essajee, BMBCh
"Global Health Governance in a Time of Rapid Change: Opportuni-
ties and Concerns" Derek Yach, MBChB, MPH
"Millenium Development Goals," Josh Ruxin, MPH, PhD
"Health as a Bridge to Peace," Paula Gutlove, DMD
"Medical Diplomacy: Lessons Learned from the U.S.N.S. MercyHOPE
Partnership, Banda Aceh and Nias Island, Indonesia," John P.
Howe III, MD
"War Hospital: A True Story of Surgery and Survival," Sheri
Fink, MD, PhD
"Community Approaches to Achieve Global Health Goals,"Jacob Ku-
maresan, MD, MPH, Dr.PH
"Women's Health: A Global Overview," Allan Rosenfield, MD
"Strengthening Community Capacity for Maternal, Newborn and
Child Health," Charles MacCormack
"Gender Disparities in Blindness and Visual Impairment" Ilene
"Update on Vision 2020: the Right to Sight," Louis Pizzarello,
"Glaucoma Screening in a High Risk Population of New Haven,"
Bruce Shields, MD
"Glaucoma Care in West Africa: the Ghana Experience" Leon W.
"Infinite Vision - The Story of Dr. V(enkataswamy) and the Arav-
ind Eye Care System," Pavithra Krishnan
"Social Entrepreneurship and Presbyopia" Jordan Kassalow, OD,
Founder, President & CEO
Unite For Sight