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Hi everyone,

Many of you may be interested in going to this conference in the Spring. Today is the deadline for early bird registration (reduced rate of $30 for students)

International Health Conference at Yale University in April 1-2, 2006 - Early Bird Registration Ends December 1st!
"Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides"

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 education, health promotion, public health, international health, international 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! http://www.uniteforsight.org/2006_annual_conference.php
Early Bird Registration Rate (Until December 1st): $30 student rate; $40 for all others

Conference Highlights: A Few of the Scheduled Presentations
Complete schedule can be seen at http://www.uniteforsight.org/2006_annual_conference.php


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: Opportunities 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. Mercy/HOPE 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 Kumaresan, 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 Gipson, PhD
"Update on Vision 2020: the Right to Sight," Louis Pizzarello, MD
"Glaucoma Screening in a High Risk Population of New Haven," Bruce Shields, MD
"Glaucoma Care in West Africa: the Ghana Experience" Leon W. Herndon, MD
"Infinite Vision - The Story of Dr. V(enkataswamy) and the Aravind Eye Care System," Pavithra Krishnan
"Social Entrepreneurship and Presbyopia" Jordan Kassalow, OD, MPH
 
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