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During March 23-26, 2010, the McBride Center for International Business at Baylor University hosted a full week of activities related to the theme, "International Issues in Health Care." The week included several speakers from various medical and business backgrounds discussing the ethical and financial issues facing the global health care market.

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March 23, 2010
Time/Location Event
3:30-4:20
Blume Conference Center

Health Emergencies in Developing Countries

  • View segments from the new film, "Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders"
  • "Virtually" join Lori Spies, who will be in Africa with a group from the Baylor School of Nursing, for a report on their work in Ethiopia and Sierra Leone.
 
March 24, 2010
Time/Location Event
3:30-4:20
Blume Conference Room

Film: "Sick Around the World"

  • An engaging comparison of health care systems in the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, and Switzerland.
 
March 25, 2010
Time/Location Event
7:00-9:00pm
Banquet Room

Opening Dinner/Keynote

  • Gerard Anderson (Johns Hopkins University)
 
March 26, 2010
Time/Location Event
9:00-9:55am
Blume Conference Room

International Comparisons of Health Care Systems

  • Joe White (Case Western University)
  • James Henderson (Baylor University)
10:10-11:00am
Blume Conference Room

Global Cooperation in Public Health

  • David C. Warner (LBJ School, University of Texas, Austin)
  • Nuria Homedes (University of Texas Health Science Center)
11:15am-12:05pm
Blume Conference Center

International Health Crisis Response

  • Eric Timmens (Department of Defense)
  • Phillip Nieburg (Center for Strategic & International Studies)
12:15-1:50pm
Banquet Room

Lunch/Keynote

  • David J. Ballard, (Baylor Health Care System)
2:00-2:50pm
Blume Conference Room

International Trade in Health Technologies

  • Rene Van de Zande (Emergo Group)
  • Clyde Baker (On-X Life Technologies, Inc.)
3:00-3:50pm
Blume Conference Room

International Trade in Health-Related Products

  • Jillian Clare Kohler (University of Toronto)
  • Brent DeMoville (Allergan, Inc.)
2:00-2:50pm
Blume Conference Room

International Trade in Health Technologies

  • Rene Van de Zande (Emergo Group)
  • Clyde Baker (On-X Life Technologies, Inc.)
4:00-4:50pm
Blume Conference Room

International Trade in Health-Related Products

  • Health Care Information Technology
  • Ivo Nelson (Encore Health Resources)
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