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Rheumatic Heart Disease - challenges and opportunities
A postgraduate course

June 21, 2011
Geneva, Switzerland

Program Directors: 

Dr Jan T. Christenson, MA, MD, PhD
Secretary General
Global Forum on Humanitarian Medicine
in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
Division Cardiovascular Surgery
University Hospital of Geneva
Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4
CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Kathryn Taubert
Senior Science Officer
World Heart Federation
7 rue des Battoirs
CH-1211 Geneva, Switzerland

Faculty:

Dr. Andrew Steer, MBBS, BMedSc, MPH, FRACP
Australian National Heart Foundation
Pediatrician and pediatric infectious diseases physician
Royal Children’s Hospital
Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Liesl Zühlke, MD
Clinical Coordinator and Doctoral Fellow ASAP program
Pediatric Cardiologist
Red Cross Hospital
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

Dr. Nigel Wilson, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist
Starship Children’s Hospital
Auckland, New Zealand

Prof. Daniel Sidi, MD
Pediatrician, Cardiologist
Hopital Necker-Enfants Maladies
Paris, France

Prof. Anita Saxena, MD
Department of Cardiology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Dehli, India

Prof. Edward L. Kaplan, MD
Department Pediatrics and Epidemiology
Pediatric cardiologist
Head WHO collaborating centre for reference and research on streptococci
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA

Dr. Porfirio Nordet, MD, DrSc
Former advisor to the WHO on RHD
Geneva, Switzerland

Dr. Angelo Thomas Pezzella, MD
Cardiothoracic surgeon
Founder-Director
International Children’s Heart Fund
Worcester, MA, USA

Dr. Joseph Mucumbitsi, MD
Pediatric cardiologist
King Faysal Hospital
Kigali, Rwanda

Prof.  Afksendiyos Kalangos, MD, PhD, DrSc
President Global Forum
Global Forum on Humanitarian Medicine
in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
Chairman Division Cardiovascular Surgery
University Hospital of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Kathryn Taubert,
Senior Science Officer
World Heart Federation
Geneva, Switzerland



Executive Secretariat

Dr Jan T. Christenson, MA, MD, PhD                        Secretary
Secretary General                                                Mrs. Mireille Claudet
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery           
University Hospital of Geneva                                    Tel.: +41 22 37 27 638
4, rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil                                    Fax: +41 22 37 27 634
CH-1211 Geneva 14
Switzerland
E-mail: jan.christenson@hcuge.ch

 

Secretariat: 

Registration and hotel reservations

Mr. Gerhard J. SCHNEIDER
GJS Communications Sarl
15, rue de Cendrier, PO. Box 1564                        Fax : +41 22 731 04 68
CH-1211 Geneva 1                                                            E-mail: info@gjs-swiss.com
SWITZERLAND                                                            www.gjs-swiss.com

Registration fee:  100 CHF, payable at registration

Application for European accreditation for this CME event is submitted.



 
  GFHM 2011