[act-ma] Updated: Health Care As a Human Right: The Venezuelan Experience - Event Friday Feb. 27 4pm-6pm @ Tufts Medical School

Eugene Schiff eugene.schiff at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 19:43:29 PST 2009


Update to flier content...but event is still on, same time, same speakers,
same place!

Health Care as a Human Right:  The Venezuelan Experience
*
Friday February 27th, 4:00 to 6:00PM*
Tufts University School of Medicine - Boston Campus
Behrakis Auditorium – 1st Floor, Jaharis Building
150 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA.

MBTA
Orange Line to "Chinatown or Tufts-New England Medical Center"
Green Line to Boylston
Red Line to South/Station or Downtown Crossing
Silver Line to Tufts New England Medical Center

Panelists:

Dr. Michael Phillips MD. Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at
the University of Illinois in
Chicago. Specialty Coordinator for Ophthalmology at the ChristianMedical
Association and organizer of
humanitarian medical missions to Ghana and Haiti with Global Health
Outreach.

Dr. Arachu Castro. Ph.D., MPH Assistant Professor of Social Medicine,
Academic Director Program in
Infectious Disease and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social
Medicine Harvard Medical
School

Dr. Padma Balasubramanian, MD, Endocrinologist, Internal Medicine and
Diabetes Specialist, Fellow
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Consultant staff at
Caritas Norwood Hospital

Mission Milagro is Venezuelan-Cuban anti-blindness program that has restored
sight to close to 700,000 people from
30 countries . It aims to reach 6,000,000 blind people by 2015.

Barrio Adentro (Inside the Neighborhood) is a public health initiative that
provides preventive, primary,
secondary and specialized health care to millions of Venezuelans through a
network of community clinics located mostly in
poor urban and rural communities. It is a partnership between the Venezuelan
Ministry of Health and the Cuban Medical
Mission in Venezuela.

Sponsored by the Tufts University School of Medicine:

Latin American Medical Student Association (LAMSA),
Global Health Interest Group
Student National Medical Association (SNMA)

For more information contact: info.venezuela.event at gmail.com /
eugene.schiff at tufts.edu

*Open to the Public* Medical Students, Nursing and Public Health Students,
Clinicians,
Researchers, Undergraduates and interested community members are encouraged
to attend!
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