Online Program

Emerging & neglected tropical diseases

Wednesday, November 4, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Neglected tropical diseases cause a major global burden and this session will highlight what the global public force is doing to address these challenges. Importance of data sharing and team work will also be highlighted.
Session Objectives: Define epidemiology and disease burden for neglected tropical diseases. Discuss latest trends and innovations in reducing the burden of emerging and neglected tropical diseases. Describe programs that strengthen disease response to neglected tropical diseases.

Emerging and Reemerging Neglected Tropical Diseases: Review of Key Characteristics and Risk Factors   
Timothy Mackey, MAS, PhD, Bryan Liang, MD, JD, PhD, Raphael Cuomo, M.P.H., C.P.H., Ryan Hafen, MD, Dan Lee, MD, PhD and Kimberly Brouwer, PhD
Country and regional level advocacy and coalition-building against antimicrobial resistance   
Mohan P. Joshi, MBBS, MSc, MD, Tenaw Andualem, Bayobuya Phulu, Mirfin Mpundu and Malaika Ludman

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Veterinary Public Health, Vietnam Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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

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