Rob Katz

International Private Enterprise Group – DC – February Meeting

Malaria nets hangingThe DC chapter of the International Private Enterprise Group will hold its February meeting tomorrow, Thursday February 22. We have reserved the second floor of the Science Club (1136 19th Street, NW – between L and M, just a few blocks from DuPont Circle and Farragut Square) from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

Our panel discussion this month centers on the role of private enterprise in delivering healthcare solutions to the BOP. We’re glad to welcome Aman Bhandari, Beth Boomgard, and Wayne Farmer as this month’s presenters.

Aman Bhandari is a research fellow at the University of Maryland where his research focuses on pharmaceutical policy, health outcomes and health technology assessment. He is passionate about innovations in health care domestically and globally and runs the Technology, Health & Development blog which focuses on documenting global health solutions. He will be discussing a case study of Aurolab which all IPEG attendees are encouraged to read beforehand.

Beth Boomgard works in the Private Sector Health Initiatives Group at AED, the Academy for Educational Development. Beth’s presentation will cover her work with AED in the areas of anti-malarial bed nets, reproductive health products and water sanitation.

Wayne Farmer is Vice President of Next Steps Research. He previously served as the Director of the Sustainable Healthcare Enterprise Foundation, which oversees the development of HealthStore franchises in Kenya. He will be discussing the franchised healthcare delivery solutions.

What: International Private Enterprise Group
When: February 22, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Where: Science Club, 1136 19th Street NW

Hope to see you there.