GlobeMed Meeting MinutesFebruary 5, 2008Please contact Director of Communications, Heidi Stine firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Fundraising and DevelopmentDirector: Sarah Dorward • Important Dates • Spaghetti Dinner: April 24th 5-8pm (+ setup/cleanup) • 5K: TBA • Hershey Park: TBA • Donor List • Please add 2 more addresses + contact names • If you have someone in mind, but forgot the address, contact Sarah at email@example.com
Fundraising and Development • Reminders • Spaghetti Dinner Committee • Robyn (CL), Brian, Jake, and Sam • 5K Race Committee • Jorge (CL) and Brian • Donors List Committee • Sadiya and Maria (CLs)
Education and TrainingDirector: Anita Patel Coming up soon… • Primer on February 26th • Suggestions for topics? • Final list for Chicago • Final list for Yale to be made on Friday • Last minute additions need to be made NOW !
Education and Training Poster Exhibition for PSU Conference • Possible topics include: • Microlending • Volunteering • GlobeMed PSU Accomplishment • Project Honduras • Malaria/TB/AIDS • Presidential Candidates • Various Global Health Concerns • What Can the Average Person Do? • Map of world with health problems by area • Famous Faces of Global Health • Global Health Library • Current Research • What does everyone think?
Education and Training News Brief! • $15 billion effort to combat AIDS in Africa & other areas – PEPFAR • President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief • Bush wants to double spending • House Democrats want to triple spending • Currently treating 1.4 million people in sub-Saharan Africa • Slash millions in spending on sexual abstinence education • Conservative groups angry
Education and Training News Brief Cont’d… • Bush’s new plan calls for $30 billion over next 5 years • Democrat’s new plan calls for $50 billion over next 5 years • Want to remove a stipulation that says 1/3 of the money has to go to abstinence only education • ARVs – 155,000 people in 15 sub-Saharan countries receiving ARVs in 2004 • Now 1.4 million as of September 2007 • Additional $30 billion will extend treatment to 2.5 million people and prevent 12 million new infections • http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1709622,00.html
Health PartnershipsDirector: Christine Fagioletti • This Week: • Poster Revisions in Progress • Continued Contact with Cure about trip • If interested in potentially going to Honduras: • Sign-up with name and e-mail and I will send you the link to the trip forms and class updates: • http://www.helpcurenow.org/site/c.nvI1IeNYJyE/b.3506923/k.F2C1/Apply_Now.htm • Short term goals: • Solidify Trip Dates • Begin making Honduras Primer with potential travelers or those interested • Design HP webpage and finish Poster • Begin Summer Trip Application