Navigation Links
Conference on Honduras 2009 Set for Copan Ruinas
Date:7/31/2009

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- projecthonduras.com announced that the 10th annual Conference on Honduras will be held in Copan Ruinas, Honduras on September 24-26, 2009. The event will bring together more than 250 representatives of over 110 medical brigades, universities, churches, hospitals, civic clubs and other non-governmental organizations (NGOs), as well as agencies and companies involved in volunteer work in Honduras.

"Despite the political problems Honduras has undergone during the past month due to the ousting of President Manuel Zelaya on June 28, I've never seriously considered cancelling or delaying the conference," said director Marco Caceres. "The reality is that the vast portion of Honduras remains extremely calm and most people have gone back to their daily routines."

The conference will provide an opportunity for volunteers to meet face to face and strengthen the relationships they have established through the projecthonduras.com network. More than 50 speakers will give presentations as part of eight panels. The aim is to present and exchange experiences and visions on current and proposed grassroots projects to help empower the people of Honduras in the areas of education, healthcare, clean water, caring for orphans, HIV/AIDS, and micro-credit. The theme of this year's conference will be, "Mobilizing the youth of Honduras to change the country". The US Agency for International Development (USAID) will host a workshop on partnership opportunities.

"While a few church mission teams cut short their visits to Honduras following Mr. Zelaya's arrest and exile, most of the organizations in our network have continued to send teams and have experienced no problems other than the normal delays one faces when traveling in a developing country," noted Caceres. "We are on pace to have nearly 250 conferees this year, which is about right for our event."

The Conference on Honduras represents the third part of a three-step strategy for creating an alternative development model for nations based on information and communications technologies (ICT). The first part was the creation of the projecthonduras.com website, which serves as a clearinghouse of information about Honduras. The second part was the creation of online forums, including social networking tools like Facebook and Twitter, to allow people to communicate easily.

The Conference on Honduras 2009 (http://www.projecthonduras.com/conference) will be presented by projecthonduras.com and sponsored by Special Missions Foundation, a tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) organization.

    CONTACT: Marco Caceres
    703-385-1992, ext. 104


'/>"/>
SOURCE projecthonduras.com
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. AtriCure to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
2. Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 2007 New York Conference
3. BD to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
4. GPhAs 2007 Annual Policy Conference Features Top Generic Industry CEOs; FDA, Government Officials; Wall Street Analysts
5. ATS Medical to Present at the 2007 Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference
6. Omnicell to Present at Thomas Weisel Healthcare Conference 2007
7. AtriCure to Present at Roth Capital Partners 2007 New York Conference
8. Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at the NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference
9. MDS to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference
10. Hospira to Present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference on September 11
11. AMICAS to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference 2007
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... Sharon Kleyne is proud of the ... research center at Bio-Logic Aqua Research® Water Life Science®, has been released in ... sufferers of blindness. “We think that Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® will contribute to eliminating ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... ligament (ACL) offer patients improved quality of life five years after injury, according ... Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The study followed patients for five ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... July 20, 2017 , ... ChenMed , a ... joined JenCare Senior Medical Center as Richmond Chief Medical Officer. Dr. ... Medicine, and Associate Chief Medical Officer of Ambulatory Services for the UVA Health System, ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... , ... July 20, 2017 , ... ... firm headquartered in Houston, is pleased to announce their expansion to the Midwest ... housing experience, directors Alysse Hollis and Ronald Bell, and of counsels, John Peck ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... July 20, 2017 , ... Team Type 1 Foundation, a nonprofit organization pursuing ... by diabetes, is teaming up with a Microsoft Corp. employee-led hackathon team for the ... 24th. , “Team Type 1’s mission overlaps seamlessly with Microsoft’s mission to empower ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/11/2017)... Ill. , July 11, 2017  Sysmex ... and urinalysis diagnostic testing equipment as well as ... innovation: a way to make quality assurance easier ... processes. "Sysmex is well known for the innovation ... Quality Monitor elevates quality assurance processes to ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... COLUMBIA, S.C. , July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... product purchasing and patient support services organization serving ... announced today the launch of four significant, value-added ... into market insights, better manage reimbursement and improve ... Ig and factor therapies. ...
(Date:7/5/2017)... JERUSALEM , July 5, 2017 ... www.oramed.com ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company ... today that it has received approval from the Israel Securities ... Stock Exchange (TASE). Oramed common stock will commence trading on ... Based on the current market capitalization of the Company, it ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: