Doctors for Global Health 16th Annual General Assembly, July 29-31, 2011

4 Jun 2011

Dear friends of Doctors for Global Health,

Our 16th Annual General Assembly will be held this summer in sunny Los Angeles from July 29th to 31st!
Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME) available for physicians- see registration page for details. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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Doctors for Global Health 16th Annual General Assembly
also People's Health Movement-USA meeting July 28th and 29th (prior to the GA)

July 29th-31st, 2011

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

Keynote speakers -
America Bracho, MD- Executive Director of Latino Health Access.
Theresa and Blase Bonpane- founders of Office of The Americas

Panel discussions:

  • Health and Human Rights of Migrant Communities
  • Steven Wallace, PhD- UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
  • Kyrsten Sinema- Arizona State House of Representatives
  • DREAM Act students
  • Irma Cruz Nava, MD- CEPAFOS, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Samaritans of Arizona

The Right to Food and Food Justice:

  • Anuradha Mittal- Executive Director of the Oakland Institute
  • South Central Farmers of Los Angeles
  • Anje Van Berckelaer, MD- Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar
  • Nuclear Reactors, Weapons, War & the Health of our Planet
  • Jimmy Hara, MD- L.A. Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • There will be lively discussions and updates from our partner communities around the world. Registration available online after April 1, 2011.

Other activities:

  • Tour of Father Greg Boyle's Homeboy Industries and Skid Row
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility discussion on nuclear technology
  • Update on People's Health Movement-USA
  • Lively conversations, networking, socializing, and music

We hope to see you there,

Linda Sharp, MD
Jyoti Puvvula, MD
Board of Directors, Doctors for Global Health
KPFK Pacifica Radio is the proud media sponsor for this event!

Endorsed by Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR)

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