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2008: News & Events

thinkBIG Conference

February 1-3, 2008
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Think Big is a subdivision of the Stanford Student group Promoting Women’s Health and Human Rights or PWHHR. The purpose of the conference is to raise educational awareness about international issues in women's health and to provide direct support to women’s rights groups that are already making a difference. The goal is far-reaching: to empower women around the world by inspiring our generation to take action.

For more information and to register (registration begins in the fall), visit thinkBIG.

17th Annual GHEC Conference
April 3-5, 2008
UC Davis, Sacramento, CA

Theme: Global Health Ethics and Human Rights: Practical Applications to Multicultural Health Issues Here and Abroad

Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC) is a non-profit organization of health professionals, educators and institutions committed to addressing the health needs and human rights of populations around the world and to improving the ability of the global workforce to meet the needs of underserved populations.

For more information, visit GHEC.

Call for abstracts:

Unite For Sight's Fifth Annual International Health Conference

April 12-13, 2008
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Theme: "Building Global Health for Tomorrow"
Who Should Attend: Anyone interested in eye care, international health, public health, international development, health policy and advocacy, anthropology, entrepreneurship, nonprofits, philanthropy, microfinance, bioethics, and medicine.

For more information about submitting abstracts and registering for the conference, visit Unite for Sight. (Abstract deadline July 15, 2007)(Register by June 15, 2007 for early bird rate)

35th Annual International Conference on Global Health
May 27-31, 2008
Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Abstract submission deadline October 17, 2007.

Call for abstracts available July 2007 on the Global Health Council website

The Global Health Council is a group of health-care professionals and organizations that include NGOs, foundations, corporations, government agencies and academic institutions that work to ensure global health for all. The mission of the Global Health Council is to ensure that all who strive for improvement and equity in global health have the information and recources they need to succeed.

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