142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Malaria & vector-borne diseases

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session will have presentations which discuss on the grave challenges caused by malaria and vector borne diseases and their impact on socities. The role of globalization and its role in promoting these diseases in previously non endemic areas will be discussed . The use of technology to address the challenges of these diseases will also be highlighted.
Session Objectives: Discuss challenges of malaria and vector borne diseases globally Describe strategies and programs which have been succesful in control of these diseases
Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS,CHES

No Product? No Program: Adapting malaria commodity supply to seasonal changes
Loren Bausell, MPH, Noel Watson, MA, PhD, Andrew Inglis, Wendy Nicodemus, MA, Katherine Wolf, Tinei Chitsike and Parfait Edah
Malaria and anemia prevalence and nutritional status in Tanzania's Mvomero District: Baseline results of a cluster-randomized health experiment
Marie Lynn Miranda, PhD, Vance Fowler, MD MHS, Randall Kramer, PhD, Adriane Lesser, MS, Leonard Mboera, BVM, MSc., PhD, DIC, Susan Rumisha, BSc MSc PhD, Joshua Tootoo, MS, GISP, Hannah Vernia, Veneranda Bwana, MD MS and Kesheni Senkoro, MS

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Community Health Workers

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