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Extremely affordable health innovations at World Health Care Congress, April 14-16, Washington
Date:3/13/2009

ding diagnostic technologies, health promotion, medical devices, and community outreach. Information for those interested in submitting an abstract is available at the following link: Posters in Innovation

Additional Exceptional Entries And Citizen's Nominations are Welcome: While the official deadline is passed, we will continue to welcome additional exceptional entries and citizen's nominations.

The project, organized by the World Health Care Congress, as part of its mission of highlighting innovation in health care, with the support of Grameen Health, a Bangladesh-based organization that aims to extend quality health care to the world's poorest citizens. Grameen Health was founded by Professor Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, a micro-lending organization that serves poor populations. Professor Yunus will be speaking at the World Health Care Congress and will be visiting the poster presentations.

Additional presenters include Dr. Devi Shetty, world renowned cardiologist and founder of Narayana Hrudayalaya, which is already the world's largest children's heart hospital, with plans to make the facility the world's largest medical city. Also speaking will be Scott Hillstrom, CEO of the HealthStore Foundation that operates the affordable health franchise called CFWShops in Kenya, and David Green, VP Ashoka on Radical Innovations for Affordable, Quality Care.


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Contact: Patrick Golden
patrick.golden@worldcongress.com
781-939-2511
World Health Care Congress
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