22. Mosquitoes Migrate and Tuberculosis Travels: Management of Arboviral and Tuberculosis Infections in Children in Latin America and the United States
Thursday, October 8, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 31--ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • compare and contrast the epidemiology of pediatric arboviral and tuberculosis infections in Latin America and the United States
  • recognize the potential of travel to impact the epidemiology of arboviral and tuberculosis infections in Latin America and the United States

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

Tracks: HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID, Pediatric ID

Moderator:  Barbara Pahud, MD MPH, Children's Mercy Hospital

9:14 AM
Pediatric Tuberculosis Management in Latin America
Napoleon Gonzalez Saldaņa, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

9:36 AM

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:


B. Pahud, GSK: Research Contractor , Research support
ROCHE: Research Contractor , Research support
CDC: Grant Investigator , Grant recipient
NIH: Grant Investigator , Research support
Pfizer: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee

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