Elimination of Cholera Transmission on Hispaniola
Monday, November 4, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Several papers will be presented by their authors on the cholera outbreak in Haiti which will give audience participants insight into the epidemiology of transmission, the challenges of alert and response, and the development of a new vaccination policy. A discussion will follow.
Session Objectives: Describe the approach to partnership, resource mobilization, and advocacy in response to the cholera outbreak on Hispaniola.
Define and list the key issues that emerged from the cholera outbreak for the development of: 1) a vaccination policy and 2) cholera vaccination demonstration projects.
Describe the challenges in maintaining a useful approach to alert and response.
Identify key factors in developing and understanding the epidemiology of transmission.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by: APHA
Endorsed by: International Health, Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)