ViVa News and Events
Next ViVa Meeting The next regular ViVa Meeting will be Sunday, May 26th, 2013, 2pm at Dr. Ken Smith's residence. Please contact us for location.
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Annual ViVa Respiratory Conference This is a popular medical professional learning session! It was held September 29th, 2012 at the Victoria Conference Centre under the generous sponsorship of Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. It was a great success. Watch for news about the next ViVa conference in the fall of 2013
A Special ViVa Dinner and Charity Fundraiser with Sir Richard Feachem ViVa extends a BIG thank you to all those who supported our fund-raising dinner and evening with Sir Richard Feachem on November 9th, 2012. It was a great success with attendance af 120 people and funds raised in excess of $10,000 which will go towards the purchase of a new Doctor's truck for Tanna. We are especially grateful to the generosity of Sir Richard and his wife, Neelam Sekhri, for the donation of their time and for Sir Richards's eloquent talk, "Medicine, Malaria, and Melanesia: Celebrating Small Aid". Sir Richard Feachem is Professor of Global Health at the University of California and former United Nations Under-Secretary General, Dean of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and architect of the $30 billion Global Fund to eliminate HIV, malaria and TB.
Stay tuned to this web site for news of next year's fund-raising event!
Booth at the annual Rural and Remote Conference of the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada, held this year in Victoria April 4-6 at the Victoria Conference Centre. Check www.srpc.ca for more information on this popular conference.
Booth at the Nova Clinical Services "Infectious Diseases Update: International Medicine & Tropical Diseases" Conference, held in November 2013 at the Victoria Conference Centre. Check www.novaclinical.com for information on the next conference.
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