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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.

Burkle 16

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.


Keynote speakers:

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.

 2011 Claremont Graduate University  School of Community & Global Health  675 W. Foothill Blvd., Suite 310, Claremont, CA 91711