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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats; Knobler S, Mahmoud A, Lemon S, et al., editors. The Impact of Globalization on Infectious Disease Emergence and Control: Exploring the Consequences and Opportunities: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.

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Appendix AAgenda


Board on Global Health

Institute of Medicine

The National Academies


April 16–17, 2002


Tuesday, April 16, 2002

8:30Continental Breakfast
9:00Welcome and Opening Remarks
Adel Mahmoud, President, Merck Vaccines
Forum on Emerging Infections

Session I. The Global Movement of Populations, Products, and Pathogens

Moderator: James Hughes, Assistant Surgeon General and Director, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC
9:15The World and Its Moving Parts
Martin Cetron, Deputy Director, Division of Quarantine, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC
9:35Global Migration and Infectious Diseases
Danielle Grondin, Director, Migration Health Services, International Organization of Migration
9:55Globalization of the Food Supply
David Acheson, Chief Medical Officer, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA
10:15Changing Vector Ecologies: Political Geographic Perspectives
Jonathan Mayer, Professor, Geography, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle
10:50Invited Discussion: A Response to the Shifting Trends
Moderator: Margaret Hamburg, Vice-President, Biologicals Program, Nuclear Threat Initiative
Stephen Corber, Director, Division of Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization
Mary Wilson, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Population and International Health
Judith Miller, Journalist, the New York Times
David Heyman, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Session II. Addressing the Health Challenges from Globalization

Moderator: Patrick Kelley, Director, DoD Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response Systems, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
1:30The Global Infectious Disease Threat
David Gordon, Intelligence Officer, Economics and Global Health Issues, National Intelligence Council
1:50Health, Human Rights, and Humanitarian Assistance: The Medical and Public Health Response to Crises and Disasters
Jennifer Leaning, Professor, Population and International Health, Harvard University
2:10Social Aspects of Public Health Challenges in a Period of Globalization: The Case of Russia
Andrey Demin, President, Russian Public Health Association and Professor, I.M. Sechenov Medical Academy, Moscow
2:30Considerations for Drug Access and Delivery in the Developing World
Robert Redfield, Professor and Associate Director, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland, Baltimore
2:50Impediments to Global Surveillance and Open Reporting of Infectious Diseases
Richard Cash, Lecturer on International Health, Harvard School of Public Health
3:10International Law, Infectious Disease, and Globalization
David Fidler, Professor of Law and Ira C. Batman Faculty Fellow, School of Law, Indiana University
3:45Invited Discussion: Considering the Resources and Capacity for the Response
Moderator: Stanley Lemon, Dean of Medicine, University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston
Farley Cleghorn, Senior Scientist, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Ann Marie Kimball, Professor, Epidemiology and Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle
Michele Barry, President, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Professor, Yale University, School of Medicine
Jonathan Patz, Associate Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
5:30Adjournment of the first day
5:45Reception, Members Room of the NAS
6:15Dinner Meeting for Forum Members

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

8:30Continental Breakfast
9:00Opening Remarks/Day One Summary
Stanley Lemon
Vice-Chair, Forum on Emerging Infections

Session III. Creating Opportunities from Globalization: A Framework for Progress

Moderator: Michael Zeilinger, Public Health Advisor, Team Leader, Infectious Diseases, USAID
9:15Globalization and Health: A Framework for Analysis and Action
Douglas Klaucke, Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response, World Health Organization
9:35New Directions in Capacity Building
Pierce Gardner, Senior Advisor for Clinical Research and Training, Fogarty International Center, NIH
9:55Partnering for Success: The Role of Private-Public Sector Collaboration
Roy Widdus, Project Manager, Initiative for Public-Private Partnerships for Health, Geneva
10:15The Current Situation and Perspectives of International Collaboration in the Field of Biomedical Sciences: The Example of the State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology (VECTOR)
Sergei Netesov, Deputy Director, VECTOR Laboratories, Koltsovo, Russia
10:35Protecting the Nation’s Health in an Era of Globalization, CDC’s Global Infectious Disease Strategy
Eric Mintz, Acting Associate Director for Global Health, CDC
10:55The Global Fund: A Brave New World
William Steiger, Special Assistant to the Secretary, International Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services
11:30Invited Discussion: Considerations for Shaping the Agenda
Moderator: Carlos Lopez, Research Fellow, Eli Lilly and Company
Olusoj Adeyi, Senior Health Specialist, World Bank
William Makgoba, President, Medical Research Council of South Africa (by teleconference)
Mark Miller, Associate Director for Research and Director, Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies, Fogarty International Center, NIH
Ralph Timperi, Chair, APHL Global Health Committee and Assistant Commissioner/Director, State Laboratory Institute Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Session IV. The Global Application of Tools, Technology, and Knowledge to Counter the Consequences of Infectious Diseases: A Discussion of Priorities and Options

2:00With the backdrop of the two days’ presentations and discussion, Forum members, panel discussants, and the audience will comment on the issues and next steps that they would identify as priority areas for consideration within industry, academia, government agencies, public health organizations, and other nongovernmental organizations. The discussion of priorities will summarize the issues surrounding emerging opportunities for more effective collaboration as well as the options and considerations for research, development, and capacity building. The complexities of interactionamong private industry, research and public health agencies, regulatory agencies, policymakers, academic researchers, and the public will be explored with an eye toward innovative responses to the challenges and opportunities presented by an increasingly “globalized” world.
Moderator: Adel Mahmoud, President, Merck Vaccines
Invited Panel Discussants:
Eduardo Gotuzzo, President, Latin American Society of Tropical Medicine and Principal Professor, University Perudad Cayetano Heredia, Peru
Reinhard Kurth, President, the Robert Koch Institute, Berlin
Jim LeDuc, Acting Director, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
3:30Roundtable Discussion
4:30Closing Remarks / Adjournment
Adel Mahmoud, President, Merck Vaccines
Chair, Forum on Emerging Infections
Copyright © 2006, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK56585


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