4212.0 Megacities & Global Health

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 12:30 PM
This session will continue the APHA series on megacities and public health. Authors of the upcoming publication on the topic will present their work and look for audience feedback. Specific case studies and examples from urban health will be presented.
Session Objectives: Discuss the emerging role of Megacities in public health List 2 significant public health threats in megacities Describe ways to analyse and mitigate these threats
Omar A. Khan, MD, MHS, FAAFP
Omar A. Khan, MD, MHS, FAAFP
Gregory Pappas, MD PhD , Mohammed Omar Rahman, MD, MPH, DSc , David Vlahov, PhD , Linda Young Landesman, DrPH, MSW and Arpana Verma, MBBS

12:50 PM
Urban ecology of megacities
David Vlahov, PhD

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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