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Global CSR Forum on Health Held in Washington, D.C. with Booz Allen Hamilton, Pfizer HealthPoint Services, and NGO Partners

Submitted by: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center

Categories: Corporate Social Responsibility, Events

Posted: Nov 18, 2010 – 01:26 PM EST

 

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) will host Global CSR Issue Forum: HEALTH on Monday, November 22, 2010, in Washington, DC. This is the fourth and final segment of the 2010 series focused on best practices and promising solutions in global CSR partnerships.

Monday's event will showcase companies and NGO partners with integrated approaches to healthcare access and awareness, prevention campaigns, and distribution of medicines and services.

Featured partnerships are:

  • Booz Allen Hamilton and the Virginia Medical Brigade

  • Pfizer and the Global Business Coalition on HIV Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria

  • Healthpoint Services and Ashoka

Speakers will share their experience working in specific regions and provide perspectives on the challenges and best practices faced when working in the sector.

Register online in advance (http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=912922) or in-person at the door. The event fees are: Advance Registration - $30 for U.S. Chamber Members and $45 for Nonmembers; Day-Of Registration: $40 for U.S. Chamber Members and $55 for Nonmembers.

Previous forums in the series focused on private sector partnership models in the following areas: water, food security, and economic development. For more information visit the BCLC Global Corporate Citizenship program website: http://bclc.uschamber.com/bclc/programs/global/default.

The Business Civic Leadership Center is a 501(c)3 affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It is the business community's voice and resource for social and philanthropic interests. Its Global Corporate Citizenship program exists to promote opportunities for companies of all sizes, all types, to partner with governments and NGOs to advance human and economic progress. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.

For more information, please contact:

Kitty Taylor Director of Communications and Outreach

 

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