Online Program

Waterborne Disease (Epidemiology)

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Attendees will obtain information on case definition of waterborne disease such as Shigella in a New Delhi community, the epidemiological characteristics of waterborne outbreak and finally and the importance of waterborn outbreak surveillance and investigation to protect a communities health.
Session Objectives: Define outbreak case definition for waterborne Shigellosis Describe the epidemiological characteristics and public health investigation for a waterborne gastroenteritis outbreak
Manley Finch, PhD, MPH

Introductory Remarks
New evidence of drug resistance observed in an outbreak of Cholera in Kumasi, Ghana 2012   
Dennis O. Laryea, MD MPH MGCP, Iman K. Martin, MPH MS PhD, Robert Nii Awuley Lartey, BSc, Joyce Asamoah, BSc, Yaw Amoako, BSc MD FWACP and Kathryn Spangenberg, MD, FGCP
Shigella sonnei waterborne transmission in a state park--New Jersey 2012   
Miranda Chan, MPH, Rebecca Greeley, MPH, Lisa A. McHugh, MPH, Barbara Carothers, LPN and Michelle Malavet, MSA
Facility-based cholera surveillance in central Haiti   
Louise C Ivers, MD MPH, Lisa Hirschhorn, MD MPH, Matthew Peckarsky, MS, Brittany Eddy, MPH, Daniel Chiu, BS, Ralph Ternier, MD, MGSS, Catherine Oswald, MPH, Kenia Vissieres, MD, Peterson Abnis Faure, Waleska Wesh and Jean-Gregory Jerome, MD MPH
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology

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

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