SAN FRANCISCO, California February 16, 2007 -- The Institute for OneWorld Health, the first nonprofit pharmaceutical company in the United States, will bring together a distinguished group of the worlds experts in global health for an all-day seminar on Friday, February 16, at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in San Francisco. The seminar will highlight the intersection of science and global health and its positive impact on improving the health and well-being of people in the developing world.
"Once viewed as too costly, science and technology are playing a key role in addressing vexing global health problems," said Victoria Hale, PhD, Founder and CEO of the Institute for OneWorld Health, "and often social entrepreneurs are leading the way."
The three-part seminar taking place at the Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, Level 4 - DaVinci Room from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, includes presentations by some of the best and brightest minds in global health, unique contributors from the Bay Area, perspectives from the field and social entrepreneurs. Participants include: