World leaders in infectious diseases convene to discuss emerging global viruses

October 02, 2008

WHO: The American Society Of Tropical Medicine And Hygiene (ASTMH)

WHAT: The Latest Findings Regarding the Prevention, Treatment and Containment of Emerging and Global Infectious Diseases

WHEN: December 7 - 11, 2008

WHERE: ASTMH's 57th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Nearly 2,700 leading researchers and scientists in the area of infectious and emerging disease are expected to attend the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene to discuss the prevention and treatment of global health threats. Topics and speakers scheduled for the New Orleans meeting include:

Meeting Topics: This year's meeting will include speakers from around the world with organizations at the forefront of infectious disease health and prevention including PATH, The Carter Foundation, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, WHO, NIH and CDC.

Two key lectures to be delivered during the opening days of the meeting include:
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