Program Schedule

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Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and Pertussis: Challenges in Latin America and the United States

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 115-ABC
Co-organized with SLIPE - Latin American Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • compare and contrast HPV epidemiology, current status, and challenges associated with vaccine uptake in Latin America and the United States
  • compare and contrast pertussis epidemiology, current status, and challenges associated with vaccine uptake in Latin America and the United States
  • describe strategies to optimize HPV and pertussis control

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Public health practitioners, Members-in-training, Medical students and residents, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Andi L. Shane, MD, MPH, MSc, Emory University School of Medicine and Eitan N. Berezin, MD, Santa Casa de Misericórdia de São Paulo

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-14-148-L01-P

Disclosures:

A. L. Shane, None

E. N. Berezin, None

E. N. Berezin, None

A. L. Shane, None

L. Markowitz, None

E. López, MSD, Sanofi Pasteur, GSK, Ministery of Health Buenos Aires, ,: Scientific Advisor and Speaker's Bureau, Consulting fee, Research grant and Speaker honorarium

S. W. Martin, None

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