4049.0 Emerging, Re-emerging & Neglected Tropical Diseases

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM
The WHO defines emerging diseases as one that has appeared in a population for the first time, or that may have existed previously but is rapidly increasing in incidence. This session addresses both types with presentations concerned with learning lessons from SARS and H1N1/A and with sessions concurring TB, Malaria and Ebola.

8:48 AM
Quality Improvement in a Tuberculosis Clinic in Chimbote, Peru
Ana Maria Morales, MD, Armida Montanez, RN, Guillermo Frias, MD, MPH, Tony Suarez, RN and Leonarda Quispe, RN
9:06 AM
Diagnostic and treatment delay of pulmonary TB in selected rural and urban area of Bangladesh
Fatema Khatun, MD, MSc International Health, Rafiqul Islam, MBBS, MPH, Ahmed Shafiqur Rahman, MBBS, PhD, Ziaul Islam, MBBS, MSc, Abdul Hamid Salim, MBBS, MPH, K. Zaman, MBBS, PhD and Tahmeed Ahmed, PhD
9:24 AM
Using Knowledge Attitudes and Practices Survey Results to Prevent Malaria in Thai border areas
Anton Schneider, Robert Kelly, PhD, Dee Bennett and Tula Michaelides, MPH

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Organized by: International Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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