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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Emerging Infections; Davis JR, Lederberg J, editors. Emerging Infectious Diseases from the Global to the Local Perspective: A Summary of a Workshop of the Forum on Emerging Infections. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2001.

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APPENDIX BWorkshop Agenda

FORUM ON EMERGING INFECTIONS

International Aspects of Emerging Infections

National Academy of Sciences Auditorium

2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

THURSDAY, 28 OCTOBER 1999

8:30 a.m.Welcome and Opening Remarks
Joshua Lederberg, Chair, Forum on Emerging Infections
8:45Keynote Address
David Heymann, Executive Director, Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization
9:30–12:45Emerging Infections in the Americas Moderator: David Shlaes, Forum Member
9:30Emerging Infections in Colombia: A National Perspective
Jorge Boshell-Samper, Director General, Instituto National de Salud, Colombia
10:00A National Strategy for Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Argentine Case of 1999
Elsa Segura, Director, Administración Nacional de Laboratrios e Institutos de Salud, “Dr. Carlos G. Malbran,” Argentina
10:30Break
10:45The Response of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to Emerging Infectious Diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean
Francisco Pinheiro, Advisor on Viral Diseases, Division of Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization
11:15Diagnosis, Epidemiological Surveillance, and Control Programs for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases in Mexico
Ana Flisser, Director, National Institute for Epidemiological Diagnosis and Reference (INDRE), Mexico
11:45PANEL DISCUSSION Panel Members
Speakers:
  • Jorge Boshell-Samper
  • Elsa Segura
  • Francisco Pinheiro
  • Ana Flisser
Invited Panelists:
  • Steve Waterman, California Office of Border Health, CDC
  • Robert Shope, University of Texas
  • David Bell, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Caryn Miller, USAID
12:45 p.m.Lunch
2:00–5:15EMERGING INFECTIONS IN AFRICA Moderator: Stephen Morse, Forum Member
2:00Integrated Disease Surveillance and Epidemic Preparedness and Response in Africa
Bradley Perkins, Chief, Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
2:30Global Emerging Infections System (GEIS)
Patrick W. Kelley, Director, Division of Preventive Medicine, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, United States Army
3:00Emerging Infections in Africa: The WHO African Regional Office Response
3:30Break
4:15Panel Discussion
Panel Members
Speakers:
  • Bradley Perkins
  • Patrick Kelley
  • Antoine Kabore
Invited Panelists:
  • Adel Mahmoud, Merck Vaccines
  • Philip Coyne, World Bank
  • Mary Ettling, USAID
5:15Adjournment

FRIDAY, 29 OCTOBER 1999

8:30 a.m.Opening Remarks
Joshua Lederberg, Chair, Forum on Emerging Infections
8:45–12:00Emerging Infections in Asia and the Pacific
Moderator: Gary Christopherson, Forum Member
8:45Emerging Infectious Diseases in Hong Kong and Their Public Health Significance
Kwok Hang Mak, Department of Health, Hong Kong, China
9:15Emerging Diseases in the Australasian Region
John MacKenzie, Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The University of Queensland, Australia
9:45Past Review of Emerging Diseases of Thailand, Southeast Asia, and South Asia
10:15International Smart Partnership in Emerging Diseases: Sense and Sensitivity
Lam Sai-Kit, Professor and Head, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
10:45Break
11:00Panel Discussion
Panel Members
Speakers:
  • John MacKenzie
  • Lam Sai-Kit
  • K.H. Mak
Invited Panelists:
  • Nancy Cox, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Ann Marie Kimball, University of Washington
  • Michael MacDonald, USAID-BASICS Project
  • Kaye Wachsmuth, USDA
12:00 noonLunch
1:00–4:15EMERGING INFECTIONS IN EUROPE
Moderator: Renu Gupta, Forum Member
1:00Pandemic Strategic Planning
Jane Leese, Senior Medical Officer, Immunization Team, Department of Health, London, United Kingdom
1:30Emerging Infections in the Former Soviet Union, and the MSF International Campaign for Access to Drugs in Developing Countries
Ian Small, Director, Médicins sans Frontières, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2:00European Responses to Emerging Infections and Their Policy Implications
Julius Weinberg, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research), School of Informatics, City University, London; Honorary Consultant Epidemiologist, Public Health Laboratory Service, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom
2:30Demonstration of the European Delphi Study
Julius Weinberg, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research), School of Informatics, City University, London; Honorary Consultant Epidemiologist, Public Health Laboratory Service, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom
3:00Break
3:15PANEL DISCUSSION
Panel Members
Speakers:
  • Jane Leese
  • Julius Weinberg
  • Ian Small
Invited Panelists:
  • Robert Steinglass, U.S. AID-BASICS Project
  • David Fidler, University of Indiana
  • James LeDuc, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Mary Ann Micka, USAID
  • Laura Efros, OSTP
4:15–5:30Summary and Concluding Remarks Moderator: Joshua Lederberg, Chair, Forum on Emerging Infections
4:15Summary and Discussion with Session Moderators
Closing Remarks
Joshua Lederberg
Chair, Forum on Emerging Infections
5:30Adjournment
Copyright © 2001, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK99570
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