Program Schedule

Progress in Tropical Diseases

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 120-ABC
American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Center for Global Health Policy

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify current barriers and endgame strategies to complete global eradication of polio
  • describe epidemiology of leptospirosis in low income countries and approaches to addressing disease burden
  • cite recent advances in epidemiology, treatment and prevention of human leishmaniasis

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Moderators:  Mary E. Wilson, MD, FIDSA, Harvard School of Public Health and James M. Hughes, MD, FIDSA, Emory University

10:30 AM
11:30 AM

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: 0221-9999-14-102-L01-P


M. E. Wilson, None

J. M. Hughes, None

H. Jafari, None

A. Ko, Antech Diagnostic Systems, Inc: Consultant, Consulting fee

N. Aronson, None

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