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October 22, 2013 at Modernization of Health Care through Mobile Technology and Medical Monitoring Devices The Brookings Institution, 2:00-3:30 pm Washington DC

The Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC

With the launch of Affordable Care Act earlier this month, Americans have begun adapting...

September 24, 2013 at GPcwd Forum to follow UN CRPD High Level Meeting UNICEF House

Plans are being made for the second gathering of the GPcwd to take place on September 24th immediately following the High Level Meeting on Disability and Development. This year’s event will be held at the UNICEF House, New York, NY. More information on the Partnership and the work of the four...

May 3, 2013 at - May 4, 2013 at Coalition for Global Hearing Health Conference Vanderbilt University Bill Wilkerson Center, Nashville TN USA

According to Coalition Global Hearing Health conference co-organizers, James Saunders, MD and Jackie Clark, PhD, the 4th annual Conference of the Coalition for Global Hearing Health Conference, held this year May 3-4 at Vanderbilt...

December 18, 2012 at CDC Grand Rounds online video CDC Grand Rounds online

This 'Where in Health is Disability?' session of CDC Grand Rounds explored opportunities for optimal quality of life for individuals with disabilities. One in 6 adult Americans lives with a disability when defined by a limitation in function. Many are at higher risk for multiple chronic...

December 4, 2012 at Honoring Sen. Robert Dole Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419; Washington, DC

  In recognition of the 2012 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the U.S. International Council on Disabilities and the December 4th Host Committee formally invite you to attend a special event honoring Senator Bob Dole for a lifetime commitment to disability rights,...

June 20, 2012 at - June 22, 2012 at UN Conference on Sustainable Development Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is being organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236), and will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th...

May 30, 2012 at USAID Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC

Keynote speaker, renowned Paralympian and climber of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Chris Waddell, and distinguished guest, Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Affairs, and three engaging and informative panel discussions:  

May 30, 2012 - 9:30 am -12:30 pm EDT

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May 23, 2012 at conference call May 23 2012 EDT conference call and action resources

FEMA and National Council on Disability 's Robyn Powell for a Hurricane Preparedness Week teleconference call TODAY, Wednesday May 23rd on inclusive emergency preparedness with an emphasis on the access and functional needs of children and adults with disabilities.

FEMA has devised a...

November 16, 2010 at - November 19, 2010 at Montreux, Switzerland

Call for abstracts: Science to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage Deadline: 30 April 2010
"….To share evidence, identify significant knowledge gaps, and set a research agenda that reflects the needs of low and middle-income countries."
 
The symposium will be dedicated to...

June 14, 2010 at - June 18, 2010 at Shoreham Hotel Washington, DC

What are goals? The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines, in its first instance, a goal to be "the terminal point of a race." 2010 is a landmark year for many goals within in the global health community - ICPD, Universal Access, among others. Perhaps the most omnipresent of all...