Online Program

Malaria and emerging infectious diseases I

Monday, November 4, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
There has been a tremendous socio economic burden placed by the reemergence of infectious diseases globally. The presentations in this session will discuss the role and public health workers in addressing the challenge posed by these infectious diseases and also identify the risk factors which contribute to their increased incidence.
Session Objectives: List the public health challenges caused by emerging infectious diseases world wide Identify the risk factors for the spread of infectious diseases in global communities.

Improving case management of malaria during pregnancy by antenatal care providers in akwa ibom state, Nigeria   
William R. Brieger, MPH, CHES, DrPH, Bright Orji, MPH, Emmanuel Otolorin, MBBS, FRCOG and John Orok, MBBS
Households' role in mosquito bed net maintenance: Key behaviors, barriers and motivators, and implications for malaria prevention   
Leah Scandurra, M.A., Angela Acosta, MSPH, Geoffrey Namara, Regional M&E Specialist CIDA-ICCM, Albert Kilian, MD, MPH and Steven Harvey, PhD
Increasing malaria prevention in pregnant women in south Sudan   
A. Frederick Hartman, MD MPH, Erin Polich, MPH, John Rumunu, MD, MPH and Jemal Mohammed
Factors associated with patient delay and diagnostic delay among TB patients in China: A critical appraisal   
Ying Li, PhD, John Ehiri, PhD, Daikun Li and Caitlin M. Marshall
Modeling of potential mechanism promoting rift-valley fever epizootics in Egypt: Implications for control strategies   
Harold Gil, MSPH, Chris Cosner, PhD, John Beier, ScD, Don DeAngelis, PhD and Ali Hassan, PhD

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Epidemiology

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