142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Emerging & neglected tropical diseases

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will discuss some of the infectious tropical diseases which have been neglected and their devasting impact in the communities they are prevlent in. The causes of emerging infectious diseases after a gap and in a wide spread geographical area will also be a part of this dicusion , and what strategies are being put into place to reduce their impact will also be highlighted.
Session Objectives: Identify emerging and tropical diseases Discuss reasons for some diseases emerging after an interval of time

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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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