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Title: A New Global Health Model: Scale Down to Help More
START DATE: Monday May 20
TIME: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details:
World Affairs Council
312 Sutter Street, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
Event Type: Speaker
Speaker: Eric Bing, Senior Fellow and Director of Global Health, George W. Bush Institute

About 40 children under the age of five die every three minutes, many from easily preventable causes. Providing prenatal and postnatal care, educating mothers and making vaccines available could drastically decrease mortality rates. These solutions are simple, yet implementation remains sparse. Dr. Bing has a solution: scale down the healthcare system by training individuals to open micro-clinics and micro-pharmacies in hard to reach, rural areas.

Free for members. Non-members: $5 - $15

Added to the calendar on Thursday May 16th, 2013 1:55 PM

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