Prevalence of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency in the ouest and sud-est departments of Haiti
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Public health or related public policy
Describe the epidemiology of G6PD enzyme deficiency in Haiti, in order to discuss the appropriateness of current malaria treatment guidelines regarding the transmission blocking drug, primaquine.
Keyword(s): Drug Safety, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been involved with every stage of project development and implementation as project manager on the ground in Haiti and in the lab at the Emerging Pathogens Institute. I have previously presented and spoken at multiple conferences regarding this topic and feel well equipped to answer any questions related to the project or our findings.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.