Program Schedule

Impact of Civil Wars and Natural Disasters on Infectious Diseases in Children

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 113-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the impact that civil wars and natural disasters have on the control and re-emergence of various infectious diseases
  • describe the factors that place young children at increased vulnerability to contracting various infectious diseases during civil wars and natural disasters
  • identify the potential means for controling infectious diseases during civil wars and natural disasters

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

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Global ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Tina Tan, MD, FIDSA, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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: 0221-9999-14-103-L04-P


T. Tan, Merck Labs: Grant Investigator and Scientific Advisor, Research grant
Sanofi Pasteur: Consultant, Grant Investigator and Scientific Advisor, Educational grant, Research grant and Speaker honorarium
GSK: Consultant and Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Pfizer Wyeth: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Biota: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee

S. Kayden, None

E. A. F. Simoes, None

B. E. Mahon, None

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