Symposium:
033. Big Beasts in Global Health
Thursday, October 5, 2017: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 15AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • review the relative role of the major ID causes of morbidity and mortality in global health
  • identify that respiratory diseases is the leading cause of ID mortality in children
  • describe how malaria drug resistance is leading to difficulty in malaria control
  • identify pathways to an effective malaria vaccine
  • explain how drug resistance and immune evasion leads to difficulty in tuberculosis control

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

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


Moderator:  Wesley Van Voorhis, MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Washington

Presentations:
10:30 AM
100
Respiratory Diseases: The Leading Killer
Keith Klugman, MD, PhD, FIDSA

10:55 AM
101
11:20 AM
102
11:45 AM
Q&A

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-241-L01-P

Disclosures:

W. Van Voorhis, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PDT, Wednesday Oct. 4th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.