Nanotechnology and Development: Whats in it for Emerging Countries?
In Latin America, the ReLANS network on nanotechnology and society is a forum for debate on what nanotechnology could mean for people in that continent. The outcome of the workshop will be reported to the Dutch Commission for the Societal Dialogue on Nanotechnology, which is currently organizing a public dialogue on nanotechnology in the Netherlands.
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Dates : 2 September , Info : Ineke Malsch postbus malsch. Ineke Malsch is an independent consultant and science writer on technology and society and direct Language : English. These scenarios are not science fiction.
They are just a few examples of the exciting potential of nanomedicine--an offshoot of nanotechnology which researchers in both industrialized and developing countries hail as enabling the next big breakthroughs in medicine and which they promise to change virtually every facet of health care, disease control and prevention.
What is nanotechnology? How is nanotechnology expected to transform medicine and health care in the future?
How can nanomedicine help the truly needy in developing countries? And what are the challenges of ensuring that nanotechnology meets the specific health needs of Third World peoples? These questions are the focus of an event and live webcast on Tuesday, February 27th at p.