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International Street Medicine Symposium X
Ireland
10/09/2014

International Street Medicine Symposium X

October 9-11, 2014 Dublin, Ireland

The Street Medicine Institute is excited to announce the 10th annual International Street Medicine Symposium, to be held October 9-11 in Europe’s friendliest city—Dublin, Ireland!  A special pre-symposium Street Medicine 101 workshop will also be offered on October 8th for any interested participants.  Safetynet Ireland, one of Europe’s most innovative and effective homeless health care networks, has generously agreed to serve as the primary local sponsoring organization.

Community Activist, Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Physician, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Worker
2014 mHealth Summit
United States
Washington, DC
12/07/2014

2014 mHealth Summit

December 7-11, 2014 Washington, DC Area

The mHealth Summit, the largest event of its kind, convenes a diverse international delegation to explore the limits of mobile and connected health, including every aspect and every audience from technology, business, research and policy and covering mobile, wireless, digital, wearable, telehealth, gaming, connected health and consumer engagement. Our 6th annual Summit will put new emphasis on innovation and evidence. The world will be here. Won’t you join us?

REASONS TO ATTEND

The mHealth Summit Convenes an Array of Healthcare Stakeholders Focused on the Integration of mHealth and Wireless Solutions to Improve Systemic Healthcare Systems, Patient Outcomes, and Access to care and Customer Satisfaction Including:
A diverse delegation of stakeholders focused on mobile and connected health including:

Healthcare providers and managers of mobile tech: hospitals, clinics, physician networks, health centers, nurse call centers, mobile clinics, VA, rural reach and military theaters of operation

Payers, insurance companies, self-insuring companies, etc.

The technology and developer communities

Public health and healthcare professionals

Pharma, life sciences, researchers and academics

Policy makers

Corporations and businesses

Investors and financial communities

Military servicemen and women

THE MHEALTH SUMMIT IS YOUR FORUM TO:

LEARN

Hear what the experts are thinking about and doing in areas such as:

Evaluating mhealth impacts and lessons learned

Healthcare redesign
   
Clinical workflow

Global health to improve care access and reduce disparities

Finance models for care delivery and preventive health

Designing clinical trials and redefining customer relationships in the life sciences

Investment models

Economic development

Public health monitoring

Disaster management

Market research 

Computer Scientist, Health Services Researcher, Informatician, Information Scientist, Nurse, Physician, Public Health Expert, Technologist
International Symposium on Minority Health and Health Disparities
United States
Maryland
12/01/2014

International Symposium on Minority Health and Health Disparities

December 1–3, 2014 National Harbor, Maryland

The International Symposium on Minority Health and Health Disparities will convene December 1–3, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland. Pre-Symposium Training workshops will take place December 1, 2014.

In keeping with the theme of the symposium, "Transdisciplinary Collaborations: Evolving Dimensions of US and Global Health Equity,” the scientific program will highlight the excellence and innovation in basic, translational, and clinical research from the programs supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). The Symposium has been designed to offer opportunities for sharing research information in areas related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, cancer, women's health, mental health, infectious disease, stroke, and behavioral and community health with special emphasis on minority health and health disparities. We invite others who are engaged in clinical, translational, basic science, education, and policy research in minority health and health disparities to join us.

Academic, African American, Behavioral Scientist, Health Services Researcher, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Nurse, Nurse Researcher, Pacific Islander, Physician, Physician Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Scientist
2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy
United States
North Carolina
10/13/2014

2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy

October 13-17, 2014 Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Bringing together research with policy, practice and networking events

The 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at UNC, considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis.

2014 Conference Themes

WaSH in Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

Hygiene and Behavior Change

WaSH Emergency Response

Monitoring and Evaluation: Impact and Efficiencies for Projects and Programs

Water Supply and Quality: From Catchment to Consumer and Back

Sanitation: How Are We Doing on Defining the Future?

Addressing Disparities in WaSH: Rural, Peri-urban and Indigenous Populations

Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Toxicologist
2nd International Conference on Health Literacy and Health Promotion
Taiwan
10/06/2014

2nd International Conference on Health Literacy and Health Promotion

October 6 – 8 2014 Taipei, Taiwan

We invite you to join us for the 2nd International Conference on Health Literacy and Health Promotion to be held from October 6 to October 8 in Taipei, Taiwan. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars to discuss better interventions in health education and services.

Topics that will be discussed during the conference are:

• Health literacy and policy: health policy and governance, health civil society, health inequalities

• Health literacy and community: health city, healthy ageing environment, healthy living environment and design, enhancing and creating health literate settings

• Health literacy and hospital: healthcare for non-communicable diseases management (NCDs, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disorders, renal diseases, et al), high-risk vulnerable individuals

• Health literacy and education: education and curriculum for health literacy, intervention via school educations

• Health literacy and occupational environment: industry and business health-literacy friendly environment, occupational health and physical activities and health literacy, health literacy as corporate social responsibility

• Health literacy in the media and social marketing

• Health literacy in nutrition and food safety

• Reproductive health, mental health, and health literacy

• Health literacy in migrant and minorities

• Research on measuring HL, on determinants of HL and on consequences or impacts of HL on different aspects of health.

Health Educator, Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Nurse Researcher, Physician, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
40th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society
United States
South Carolina
10/22/2014

40th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society

October 22-25, 2014 Charleston, South Carolina

Theme: 40 Years of Transcultural Nursing: Living Our Mission in a Changing World

The Mission of the Transcultural Nursing Society is to enhance the quality of culturally congruent, competent, and equitable care that results in improved health and well being for people worldwide.

Objectives:

Identify evidence based best practices that use innovative strategies to correlate culturally competent care with improved patient outcomes in the clinical setting.

Incorporate transcultural nursing theory and research in the strategic planning, design and implementation of health related programs worldwide.

Integrate transcultural nursing research that enhances culturally congruent, competent and equitable care.

Analyze the contributions of transcultural nursing theory and research that results in improved health and well-being in the changing U.S.and global communities.

Nurse, Nurse Researcher
2014 World Cancer Congress
Australia
12/03/2014

2014 World Cancer Congress

3-6 December 2014 Melbourne, Australia

This next World Cancer Congress will be held in Melbourne, Australia, from 3 - 6 December 2014 and will be hosted by Cancer Council Australia.

Building on the success of the 2012 World Cancer Congress in Montréal, Canada, UICC would like to bring your expertise on board to help us build a top-quality programme highlighting collaboration, interactivity and innovative thinking.

The World Cancer Congress is the opportunity to involve all players in the global cancer community and to contribute collectively towards achieving UICC’s mission: eliminating cancer as a life-threatening disease for future generations.

One of the key objectives of the 2014 World Cancer Congress will be to equip delegates with the tools and implements needed to effectively apply knowledge, take action at all levels and address priorities efficiently.

It is in this spirit that the event’s theme has been chosen – Joining Forces – Accelerating Progress.

Congress audience

Approximately 3,000 delegates representing the entire spectrum of the global cancer control community from over 100 countries participate.

Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Nurse Researcher, Oncologist, Physician Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Social Scientist