Program Schedule

Updates on Major ID: TB, Malaria, and Typhoid

Friday, October 10, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 120-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the goal of typhoid vaccine introduction into countries with ongoing endemic typhoid fever
  • outline challenges in developing a comprehensive global strategy to reduce TB morality
  • summarize the update on malaria elimination goals

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

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

Moderators:  Keith Klugman, MD, PhD, FIDSA, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health and James M. Hughes, MD, FIDSA, Emory University

9:00 AM
TB - The Next Frontier
Gilla Kaplan, PhD
9:30 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: 0221-9999-14-118-L01-P


K. Klugman, None

J. M. Hughes, None

R. Breiman, None

P. Rosenthal, None

G. Kaplan, None

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