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[afro-nets] International Health & Development Conference at Yale

  • From: "Jennifer Staple" <Jennifer.Staple@aya.yale.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 15:38:49 GMT

The registration rate increases monthly, and the next registration deadline is November 30th. Please forward widely.

Unite For Sight Fifth Annual International Health Conference
Building Global Health For Today and Tomorrow
April 12-13, 2008
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Join 2,000 conference attendees and 150 speakers for a stimulating conference.

Keynote Addresses By: Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Dr. Sonia Sachs, Dr. Susan Blumenthal, and Dr. Jim Yong Kim
Plus More Than 150 Featured Speakers

Register For Conference - EARLY BIRD RATE ( $65 students, $90 all others) http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference/2008 REGISTER NOW TO SECURE LOWEST RATE. RATE INCREASES AFTER NOVEMBER 30TH.

Who should attend? Anyone interested in international health, public health, international development, medicine, eye care, nonprofits, philanthropy, microfinance, social entrepreneurship, bioethics, anthropology, health policy, advocacy, environmental health, and public service.

Keynote Addresses

• "Global Health: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century," Susan Blumenthal, MD,MPA, Former US Assistant Surgeon General; Senior Advisor For Health and Medicine; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown School of Medicine and Tufts University Medical Center
• "Bridging the Implementation Gap in Global Health," Jim Yong Kim, MD, PhD,Co-Founder, Partners in Health; Director, Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights; Francois Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health; Chair, Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief of the Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Former HIV/AIDS Director at World Health Organization
• Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute at Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; Special Advisor to Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon
• "Millennium Village Project", Sonia Ehrlich Sachs <http://uniteforsight.org/conference/2008/conf_speakers.php#soniaehrlichsachs>, MD, MPH, Health Coordinator, Millennium Villages

Plus 150+ Speakers. Full List at http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference/2008

Jennifer Staple