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Event: Global Health & the Internet

From: Andrew C.
Sent on: Monday, November 5, 2007 11:03 PM

Hi fellow ICT Meetup Members,

I'm Andrew Cohen, an old colleague of Usha's. Unfortunately, I cannot make the Nov. 6 meetup. But I did want to invite you to an event I'm organizing on Nov. 13. Ordinarily, registration costs $90, but you use the discount code "ICT" you can register for $25. Or use this URL to have the discount apply automatically:
http://globalhealth.eventbrite.com/?discount=itc

It's a pretty interesting event featuring some great case studies of organizations using the Internet to extend their global health efforts. Here's more info:

What: Global Health and the Internet: How Can We Save More Lives? 
When: Tuesday, November 13, 2007,
8-11 a.m.
Where: National Press Club, Washington, DC
More info: http://www.forumone.com/globalhealth

The internet is transforming how global health professionals convey information, coordinate efforts, and collaborate on shared initiatives.

This seminar will explore innovative applications of internet services to pressing global health challenges.  It's geared to program directors,  implementers and global health professionals. 

Presenters will include representatives from:

-Collaborative Drug Discovery, enabling scientists to collaborate on pre-clinical drug discovery chemical and biological data, at http://www.collaborativedrug.com.

-HealthMap.org, a Harvard-MIT initiative to compile a real-time view of the current global state of infectious diseases, at http://www.healthmap.org.

-NothingButNets.org, the UN Foundation’s anti-malaria campaign and a 2007 Webby Award Winner, at http://nothingbutnets.org

-Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery, of Johns Hopkins, at http://tinyurl.com/mf4zk

-Broadcast HIV Africa, of the Kaiser Family Foundation, at http://www.broadcasthivafrica.org

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Andrew Cohen
Project Director
Forum One Communications

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