PSP-One plans events at Global Health Council conference

15th May 2008

USAID's PSP-One project is planning the following events at the upcoming Global Health Council (GHC) International Conference in Washington, DC (from May 27-31).

1.  PSP-One Expert Panel at the GHC Conference on May 27: The Private Sector: An Essential Resource for Community Health

PSP-One, led by Abt Associates, invites Coalition members to attend its expert panel event at this year's GHC Conference.

When: May 27, 2008, 1:00 - 4:45 pm
Where: Diplomat Ballroom, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
RSVP: Send an email to RSVP@psp-one.com

Registration and Lunch:
12:30 - 1:00 pm (A boxed lunch will be provided on a first-come basis)

Presentations and Panelists:

  • Filipino Midwives Reaching out to Communities Patricia Gomez, President, Integrated Midwives Association, Philippines
  • Tapping the Potential of Traditional Providers to Enhance Access to Reproductive Health Services Sanjeev Vyas, Program Director, PSP-One India/Abt Associates
  • Harnessing IT for Community Health Paul Meyer, Co-Founder, Chairman and President, Voxiva
  • Enabling Communities to Improve Health: Two African HIV/AIDS Case Studies Rihanna Kola, Director, Global HIV/AIDS Programs, Merck & Co.
  • Business Strategies for Reaching the Poor Dr. Berangere Magarinos, Senior Manager, Investments and Partnerships Program, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

Please note, you need GHC Conference Registration to attend. See the announcement on the PSP-One website: http://psp-one.com/content/announcements/detail/5090/


2.  Abt Associates Reception with Private Sector Leaders in Community Health at the GHC, May 27

Reception with Private Sector Leaders in Community Health
The Abt Associates' Private Sector Health Practice cordially invites Coalition members to meet with private health sector leaders to share and exchange experiences about improving community health in developing countries.

When: May 27, 2008, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Where: Diplomat Ballroom, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
RSVP: Send an email to RSVP@psp-one.com

Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served

Special Guests Include:

  • Nils Daulaire, President, Global Health Council
  • Rihanna Kola, Director, Global HIV/AIDS Programs, Merck & Co.
  • Dr. Berangere Magarinos, Senior Manager, Investments and Partnerships Program, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
  • Paul Meyer, Co-Founder Chairman and President, Voxiva
  • Tessie San Martin, Group Vice President, International, Abt Associates
  • Sanjeev Vyas, Program Director, PSP-One India/Abt Associates

Please note GHC Conference registration is required for attendance.

Announcement on the PSP-One Site: http://psp-one.com/content/announcements/detail/5096/.

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