112. Neglected Tropical Disease Eradication
Friday, October 9, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 28--ABCDE

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe progress towards eradication of guinea worm onchocerciasis and Human African Trypanosomiasis

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

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

Moderators:  Keith Klugman, MD, PhD, FIDSA, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health and Joel Breman, MD, FIDSA, National Institutes of Health

8:30 AM
9:00 AM
Human African Trypanosomiasis
Pere Perez Simarro, MD, PHD

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

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session

ACPE Number:


K. Klugman, None

J. Breman, None

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