Istanbul, Turkey/Washington, D.C.—February
6, 2013 — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Johns Hopkins
Medicine International, the global arm of Maryland, USA-based Johns Hopkins
Medicine, will host a private-sector health care conference, "Making
Global Connections: Leading Change in Emerging Health Markets," March,
19-20, 2013, in Istanbul, Turkey.
The event will bring together health care leaders from industrialized and
emerging market countries to exchange ideas, experiences, and best practices.
Invited attendees and speakers include private-sector health service
providers, pharmaceutical and medical technology manufacturers, national
health insurers and policy makers, financiers, supply chain management
companies, and professional associations.
A wide range of urgent international health care trends and issues will
be discussed in depth, including the globalization of health services,
the public purchasing of private services, trends in financial markets,
access to fragmented health care markets, and innovation and technology
for the future. The conference will offer attendees the opportunity to
forge collaborative relationships.
For more information and to register:
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group is the largest global development
institution focused exclusively on the private sector. We help developing
countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, mobilizing
capital in international financial markets, and providing advisory services
to businesses and governments. In FY12, our investments reached an all-time
high of more than $20 billion, leveraging the power of the private sector
to create jobs, spark innovation, and tackle the world’s most pressing
development challenges. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.
About Johns Hopkins Medicine International
Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI) facilitates the global expansion
of the Johns Hopkins Medicine mission: to improve the health of the community
and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education,
research and clinical care. JHI provides personalized, culturally appropriate
care for patients traveling to Johns Hopkins from outside Maryland and
the United States, and for local patients with limited English proficiency.
JHI also leverages Hopkins’ extensive knowledge base in medicine, nursing,
public health, medical education, research and health care administration
to improve health care delivery through sustainable, high-impact collaborations
throughout the world. For more information, visit http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/international/