2013 Global Health & Water Symposium

2013 Global Health & Water Symposium
Chair:  Peter Hughes
Date:  Sep 28, 2013 at 08:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Location:  King Center (off the Tivoli parking lot)
  Auraria Campus
855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO, United States of America
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3rd Annual Colorado Global Health and Water Symposium

Sponsored by Global Health Connections, Inc. and

Rotary District 5450 Water and Sanitation Task Force

Symposium Goals:

  • Recognize everyone for the service they provide
  • Discuss and learn best practices from each other
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration on global health, water/sanitation, and other sustainable projects 

Plenary Speakers:

  • Greg Hobbs, Justice of the Colorado State Supreme Court, on "Colorado River Water Issues"
  • Ruth Berggren, Physician and Director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at UT San Antonio Health Center, on "Ethics of Health in Disaster Relief"
  • Vanessa Tobin, Director of Water/Sanitation, Catholic Relief Services, on "Solve the Water Issue - Save 80% of the Hospital Beds"

Breakout Sessions:

Water and Sanitation

  • Andes & Himalaya Water Projects: Lessons from Machu Picchu
  • Participatory Health – Freshwater Project
  • Reinventing the Toilet
Global Health
  • Child & Maternity Health: CU Guatemala Project
  • Medical Missions
  • Health Systems Development and entrepreneurship
Social Track
  •  Cultural Sensitivities in international projects
  • Corruption, Bribery & Violence: Humanitarian projects in difficult places
  • Monitoring & Evaluation for Sustainability

Registration includes Continental Breakfast, Boxed Lunch and Seminar

$60 for Community and Rotarians

$30 for Students