Unite for Sight Conference

Posted by on September 8, 2006

Register Today For A Reduced Rate! (Current Rate is $45 Students/$65 All Others – EARLY BIRD RATE INCREASES AFTER SEPTEMBER 15


When: April 14-15, 2007
Where: Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA

Theme: “Innovation, Advancement, and Best Practices To Achieve Global Goals”
Who should attend? Anyone interested in eye care, international health, medicine, health education, health promotion, public health, international service, nonprofits, or microenterprise

Conference Goal: To exchange ideas across disciplines about best practices in public health, medicine and research, and international health and development.

Conference topics range from “The Right to Health: Towards Social Inclusion and Universal Health Care in Latin America” and “Antiretroviral Drugs and Issues of Drug Access and Quality in the Developing World” to “Global Progress in Preventing the Burden of Blindness and Other Diseases Caused by Measles and Rubella” and “Once I Was Blind….The Challenges of Eye Care in Ghana”

* Join over 1,500 leaders, doctors, professionals, and students from 5 continents
* More than 150 speakers about eye care, public health, international development, entrepreneurship, microfinance, policy and advocacy, bioethics, and medicine
* Exchange ideas about best practices to achieve global goals in health and development

LIST OF CONFERENCE SESSIONS ARE LISTED BELOW. COMPLETE SCHEDULE AT http://uniteforsight.org/conference/2007/index.php
? General Topics With Conference Sessions
a. Global Health
b. Overseas Volunteering
c. Health and Human Rights
d. Microfinance and Social Entrepreneurship
e. Refugee Health
g. Infectious Disease
h. International Health and Development By Region
i. Global Eye Care
j. Glaucoma Symposium

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