Conference: Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides
International Health Conference
1-2 April, 2006
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
"Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides"
Who should attend?
Anyone interested in medicine, health education, health promo-
tion, public health, international health, international ser-
vice, nonprofits, or eye care.
To empower conference attendees to identify health needs and to
develop solutions to improve access to care for the medically
How to Register - Early Bird Registration!
Early Bird Registration Rate: $30 student rate; $40 for all oth-
Conference Highlights: A Few of the Scheduled Presentations.
Complete schedule can be seen at:
"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: Opportuni-
ties and Concerns" Derek Yach, MBChB, MPH
"Millenium Development Goals," Josh Ruxin, MPH, PhD
"Community Approaches to Achieve Global Health Goals, "Jacob Ku-
maresan, 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
"Update on Vision 2020: the Right to Sight," Louis Pizzarello,
"Infinite Vision - The Story of Dr. V(enkataswamy) and the Arav-
ind Eye Care System," Pavithra Krishnan
"Social Entrepreneurship and Presbyopia" Jordan Kassalow, OD,
Founder, President & CEO
Unite For Sight