Unite For Sight 6th Annual Global Health & Development Conference- 4/18-19/2009


Unite For Sight 6th Annual Global Health & Development Conference
April 18-19, 2009
“Achieving Global Goals Through Innovation”

When: April 18-19, 2009
Where: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
What: Join 2,500 conference participants for a stimulating international conference
As Featured On CNN: The Unite For Sight Conference Is What CNN Calls “A Meeting of Minds”

NOW OPEN: Registration and Abstract Submission – First abstract deadline is August 15 (oral presentation deadline and early bird poster presentation deadline)

200 Speakers, Including Keynote Addresses by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, Dr. Sonia Sachs, Dr. Susan Blumenthal, and Dr. Harold Varmus

Register For Conference:REGISTER NOW TO SECURE LOWEST RATE. Rate escalates each month.

Interested in submitting an abstract? Anyone may submit an abstract. Abstract submitters range from students to professionals.

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

Keynote Speakers

Susan Blumenthal, MD, MPA, Former US Assistant Surgeon General, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown School of Medicine and Tufts University Medical Center; Senior Medical Advisor, amfAR (The Foundation For AIDS Research)

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

Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, MD, MPH, Health Coordinator, Millennium Village Project

Harold Varmus, MD, President and Chief Executive, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Former Director of the NIH; Nobel Prize Recipient

Plus 200 featured speakers. Complete list of speakers can be seen at http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference


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