Thank you again for your continued support of Global Health Bridge. We're pleased to provide an update on our project as well as a great event happening in NYC on Thursday.
After an exciting launch, Global Health Bridge has been hard at work to expand our services and get more of our team members to the field. One of our team members applied for a Fulbright fellowship to dedicate her time working on Global Health Bridge in Bangladesh, and another team member who is trying to arrange for her Masters of Public Health internship to be in India to help partner with more NGOs and improve our Maternal Health Reporter.
Based on our experience in Jamkhed, India so far, we are also taking our lessons from our pilot project to improve our Maternal Health Reporter to make it more efficient for Community Health Workers. We are continuing to finetune the IVR (voice recognition) system so it's easier to input health data. Additionally, we have some exciting new applications of our project that we'll announce soon. We hope that some of our new, innovative ideas will make a big impact in the field, and we're excited to continue exploring new ways to improve maternal health using cell phones!
We're excited to announce another fundraiser event in the New York City area. Last year we hosted an incredible event, and this year we're looking forward to an even greater success. Now, with the GlobalGiving platform, you can buy a ticket to the event ($15 early bird ticket) or on site. Please see below for more information.
2nd Annual Art Auction benefiting Global Health Bridge
Thursday, November 29, 2012
7 pm - 10 pm
25CPW Gallery (25 Central Park West, New York, NY)
Enjoy unlimited wine, hors d' oeuvres, and live modern Indian
music while bidding on artwork and learning about Global Health Bridge!
Purchase tickets now: http://tiny.cc/createconnect
Join us for a fun and inspiring evening showcasing the work of up-and-coming artists in New York City. Create/Connect 2 is about connecting creative individuals in support of a common cause. All proceeds from this event will go toward the Global Health Bridge program. Bring friends, bid on artwork, and learn more about Global Health Bridge and our mission to connect and empower community health
workers in developing countries.
*Live and silent auction
*Photography, painting, sculpture
*Section of Indian arts and crafts
*Live band (Karavika)
*Hors d'oeuvres and wine
*Raffle prizes, including commissioned art
7 pm - silent auction begin
9 pm - silent auction ends/live art auction begins
10 pm - event close
Event RSVP & Donation Info:
Entry Admission: $20 (tax deductible)
Early Bird (By Nov 26): $15 (http://tiny.cc/createconnect)
Global Health Bridge
Global Health Bridge is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on improving healthcare in developing countries by creating culturally relevant, grassroots inspired technologies. Global Health Bridge piloted its first mobile platform in Jamkhed, India in 2011 to support delivery of maternal health care services in rural India. For more info, check out globalhealthbridge.org
Located at 25 Central Park West in Manhattan, 25CPW is an artist-run gallery with a mission of strengthening the community through a diverse schedule of cultural events. 25CPW facilitates the discovery, reward, outreach and promotion of new, emerging and established artists and organizations from around the world. http://www.25CPW.org/
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