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Distance Learning: Improving Child Health in Georgia

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Rick W. Ward, CAE, American Academy of Pediatrics Georgia Chapter
Joann M. Yoon, JD, Voices for Georgia’s Children

Sponsor: Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Cost: Free

Session Description:
Healthcare Georgia Foundation is collaborating with representatives of Georgia’s leaders in health advocacy to develop and pilot a child health quality initiative with important implications for the structure and delivery of health services. This webcast will feature a panel of leaders who will explore the opportunities for the collaborative pilot to improve health and healthcare for all Georgians with a focus on high-priority issues of pediatric asthma and childhood immunizations.

Technology Requirements:

  • Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:
  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at