Second Annual Global Health Symposium
Global Health Challenges for the 21st Century
The Epidemic of Chronic Disease from
East to West
Friday, May 7, 2010
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
1021 North Dartmouth Avenue
Claremont, California 91711
Innovative technologies for health promotion, research, and education
The greatest challenge to global health is the rise of chronic non-communicable diseases, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and certain cancers. These now account for over 60 percent of the world’s mortality, with 80 percent of these deaths occurring in developing nations.
Liming Lee, vice president of the Chinese Academy of Medical Science & Peking Union Medical College
William Ruh, vice president of Systems Technology Group for Cisco Systems, Inc.
The symposium will feature invited speakers and panels.