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The Aspen Institute and TIME Convene Debate on Health Care at The Aspen Health Forum

More Than 100 Health Care Experts to Discuss The Very Latest in Health Reform, Policy, and Biotech ASPEN, Colo., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Aspen Health Forum brings together more than 100 experts in health care, including world-class medical scientis...

AMERIGROUP Public Policy Institute, Black Leadership Forum, Inc. Convene Summit to Examine Preterm Birth Policy Solutions

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- National leaders in maternal health, health disparities and public policy will look for ways to combat the devastating impact of preterm births on communities of color at a summit today co-convened by The AMERIGROUP Public Policy Institute and th...

NCCN Will Convene National Policy Summit on Comparative Effectiveness in Cancer Care

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) is developing a methodology for the evaluation and application of the Comparative Effectiveness of health care technologies in cancer care. This work will culminate with the NCCN National Policy Summit on Comparative Effectiveness in Cance...

Landrieu, Snowe Convene Roundtable on Healthcare for Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Chair Mary Landrieu, D-La., and Ranking Member Olympia J. Snowe, R-Maine, today convened a roundtable to discuss healthcare reform proposals as they relate to small businesses. Parti...

Healthcare Travel Congress 2009: Experts Worldwide Convene in Singapore For Regional Conference on Medical Tourism

SINGAPORE, June 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- More than 30 regional and international luminaries are due to speak in Singapore at the Healthcare Travel Congress 2009 ( http://www.healthcaretravel-singapore.com ) organised by Informa Life Sciences from 29 to 30 June 2009. These leading medical expe...

Key Stakeholders Convene Capitol Hill Symposium To Advance Convergence of Behavioral Economics and Healthcare

Innovative Thought Leaders Launch ignite09 to Improve Health Outcomes and Lower Costs WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Center for Cost-Effective Consumerism, the American Benefits Council and Hewitt Associates along with other leading health and policy organizatio...

A Call to Action: NGOs Working in Blindness Prevention and Treatment Convene Special Forum to Address Gender and Eye Health

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued today by the Seva Foundation: WHAT: Leading U.S.-based eye care NGOs are collaborating to host, "Seeing Women: Taking on Gender Inequities in Global Blindness and Care." The inaugural Gender and Eye Health advocacy...

Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Stakeholders Convene in Washington, DC for Working Meeting

Thought leaders focus on medical home opportunities, solutions at April 28 conference WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care has moved to center stage in the current political and economic climate. This month hundreds of stakeholders working to place the patient and prima...

World Health Care Congress to convene preeminent leaders for 3 days on rebuilding health care

The 6th Annual World Health Care Congress will feature the nation's health care leaders for an in-depth analysis on issues ranging from the impact of health reform under the Obama administration to new technologies and practices that are shaping the delivery of care. The World Health Care Cong...

6th Annual World Health Care Congress to Convene Preeminent Leaders for Three Days on Rebuilding Health Care

**SAVE THE DATE** April 14-16, 2009 in Washington , D.C. PROGRAM AGENDA: www.worldhealthcarecongress.com WOBURN, Mass., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 6th Annual World Health Care Congress, hear from top leaders and innovators who are driving the $2.4 trillion health care indus...
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Headache Specialists Convene in Boston For 50th Annual American Headache Society Meeting

BOSTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Headache specialists meet today in Boston for the 50th annual meeting of the American Headache Society. Learn more about headache and face pain developments of the last 50 years -- including the top five advances in headaches -- and what researchers e...

Leading Immunologists Convene in Boston

Annual meeting of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies opens June 5 BOSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over a thousand scientists and clinicians will convene to present new advances in understanding and treating immune-mediated diseases at FOCIS 2008, the 8th annual meeting...

Wyeth Receives Approvable Letter From FDA for Bazedoxifene for the Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...cutive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. "In our conference with the Agency earlier this year, they stated their desire to convene an advisory committee to review the pending new drug applications for both treatment and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis. We have been worki...

APIC Conference to Discuss MRSA Elimination

... prevention professionals, physicians, epidemiologists and healthcare professions involved in the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases will convene to not only further analyze APIC's findings, but to also discuss innovative means and trends to suppress and even eradicate the colonization of all mu...

Treating Heart Disease Risk Factors May Slow Alzheimer's Disease Progression

... Prevention Conference The Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Prevention of Dementia is the world's only multidisciplinary forum to convene professionals from the fields of bench research, drug discovery, medicine, care and public policy. More than 1,000 dementia experts from around the wo...
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Mammalogists to convene in Alaska for annual meeting

FAIRBANKS, AlaskaMore than 400 biologists from around the world will convene at the University of Alaska Fairbanks later this month for the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. The meeting runs from June 24-28 and includes technical sessions, poster presentations, symp...

World leaders in infectious diseases convene to discuss emerging global viruses

WHO: The American Society Of Tropical Medicine And Hygiene (ASTMH) WHAT: The Latest Findings Regarding the Prevention, Treatment and Containment of Emerging and Global Infectious Diseases WHEN: December 7 - 11, 2008 WHERE: ASTMH's 57th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton New Orleans, New Or...

Improving science, technology in Africa is aim as G-8, African, UN experts convene in Berlin

G 8 experts and their African counterparts convene for two days in Germany, Oct. 18-19, to map out specific ways to meet agreed commitments to foster better economic and social conditions in Africa through science and technology (S&T). The meeting advances the initiatives pledged in the declaratio...

AAAS Pacific division scientific conference to meet in San Francisco Aug. 14 - 19

... WHAT: The American Association for the Advancement of Science's Pacific Division will convene its 2009 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, bringing together scholars from the Western U.S. to share their work. Marking 150 years since publication of...

Spring agricultural fires have large impact on melting Arctic

... DURHAM, N.H. - Scientists from around the world will convene at the University of New Hampshire June 2-5, 2009, to discuss key findings from the most ambitious effort ever undertaken to measure "short-lived" air...

Scientists urge world leaders to respond cooperatively to Pacific Ocean threats

... Sinyo Harry Sarundajang of the Indonesian province of North Sulawesi, whose capital, Manado, is hosting the World Ocean Conference. The governor will convene the event with Caldwell on Wednesday. "We must work together at the regional and transboundary levels to find solutions for improved management of our...

Texas Obesity Research Center at UH assembles researchers to discuss obesity

... Researchers from across the country will convene on the University of Houston for a two-day conference to discuss obesity, underlying biological processes, public health issues and intervention strat...

Major conference on food Dec. 1-2, 2008

... The world's largest alliance on agricultural research will convene more than 700 leading food and environmental scientists, policy makers and donor representatives in Maputo, Mozambique, on 1-2 December 2008 to discus...

Resilience in an aging society: GSA showcases cutting-edge meeting topics

...onday, November 24, at 3 p.m. Location: Chesapeake C In light recent economic developments, GSA has joined with AARP's Office of Academic Affairs to convene a special symposium intended to help attendees better understand the impact of the financial crisis on America's seniors. The session will be moderate...

The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation to host important symposium on chemistry and the environment

..., and the Changing Environment, to be held on October 24, 2008, at the New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center. The all-day conference will convene at 9:00 am and be simulcast in real time at http://www.nyas.org/dreyfus Featured speakers will include: Ralph Cicerone, President, National A...
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Corrected: XTL Biopharmaceuticals to Convene Extraordinary Shareholders' Meetings after Receipt of Shareholder Letter

VALLEY COTTAGE, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: XTLB , TASE: XTL) today provided notification that on February 3, 2009 the Company received a letter from a shareholder who owns more than 5% of the Company's outstanding ordinary shares requesting th...

XTL Biopharmaceuticals to Convene Extraordinary Shareholders' Meetings after Receipt of Shareholder Letter

VALLEY COTTAGE, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: XTLB ; TASE: XTL) today provided notification that on February 3, 2009 the Company received a letter from a shareholder who owns more than 5% of the Company's outstanding ordinary shares requesting th...

USP's 2008 Annual Scientific Meeting to Convene Scientific Experts from Around the World

Meeting to be held September 24 to 26 in Kansas City. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 3, 2008 -— The U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention’s 2008 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) will be held in Kansas City, Mo., September 24 to 26. The meeting is an opportunit...

Genmab A/S - Notice to Convene Annual General Meeting

Genmab A/S Summons Annual General Meeting Summary: Genmab to hold Annual General Meeting on April 23, 2008 COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genmab A/S (OMX: GEN) summon the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday April 23, 2008 at 3:00 pm CEST at the Radisso...

Specialists in infectious disease and global health convene at Philadelphia meeting

Nearly 2,500 physicians and scientists from institutions around the world such as the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health will meet at the 56th American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygienes Annual Meeting on Nov. 4-8, in Philadelphi...

University, business leaders convene in Wausau

Wausau, Wis. - The Wisconsin Innovation Network's Centergy Chapter will meet Dec. 6 to focus on a partially untapped economic development resource - state colleges and universities. During the meeting, to be held at the Wausau Business Development Center, business executives and owners throu...

4th BTLtec Conference on 24-25 Sep in Graz, Austria features Biomass to Liquids Innovators Sharing Updates on Pyrolysis and Gasification Technologies, Syngas Application, BTL Value Chain and a Site Visit to the Biomass CHP Gussing Plant.

...sit to the Biomass CHP Gussing Plant. Graz, Austria (PRWEB) July 21,2009 -- The 4th BTLtec (Biomass to Liquids) summit will convene on 24-25 September 2009 in Graz, AUSTRIA with the intention to gather all the relevant stakeholders involved in the Biomass to Liquids value chain fro...

Thomson Reuters Commemorates World IP Week with Series of Strategic Intellectual Property Seminars Across the U.S.

... Experts from AT&T, Caterpillar, Dechert LLP, General Electric, and Townsend & Townsend & Crew LLP convene to share IP strategies and best practices at "The New Age of Intelligent IP" seminars PHILADELPHIA, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The IP Solutions bus...

Nobel Laureates to Speak at Keystone Symposia RNA Silencing Conference

... SILVERTHORNE, Colo., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology will convene its conference on "The Biology of RNA Silencing" on April 25, 2009 at the Fairmont Empress Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia. This will be an opp...

Health Care Innovations and Opportunities Attract Attendees from 40 Countries and Delegations from 12 to 6th Annual World Health Care Congress

...al World Health Care Congress is the most prestigious meeting of chief and senior executives from all sectors of health care. The 2009 conference will convene over 1,700 CEOs, senior executives and government officials from the nation's largest employers, hospitals, health systems, health plans, pharmaceutic...
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