International Night 2012 took place on Wednesday, April 18th during the 61st Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference. The session was co-moderated by Dr. Kevin De Cock, Director of the Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Dr. Paul Kelly, Chairman of the Advisory Board, TEPHINET. Dr. Peter Bloland, Director of the Division of Public Health Systems and Workforce Development welcomed our special guests and moderators. Dr. Thomas Frieden, CDC’s Director, congratulated the audience for their commitment to public health and spoke about improving health through the core method of using data to improve performance. Dr. Dionisio Jose Herrera Guibert, Director of TEPHINET gave the evening’s awards and closing remarks.
Congratulations to the 2012 award recipients!
2012 William H. Foege Award for Outstanding Public Health Scientific Presentation
Factors Associated with Interruption of Treatment among Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Plateau State – Nigeria, 2011
Presented by: Luka Ibrahim
2012 Best Poster Presentation
Food-borne Outbreak among Inmates in Six Prison Facilities – Eastern El Salvador, June 2010
Presented by: Rhossy Hassell Espinoza
International Session has been recorded and is available at www.tephinet.org.
Linked Testing Using Rapid HIV Test for Antenatal Care Sentinel Surveillance in Resource-Limited Settings: Evidence from Angola’s Experience in 2009.
Risk Factors for Critical Disease and Death from Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease, Immunosupressants and Immunostimulants- what works? Chongqing Municipality, China, 2011.
Factors Associated with Interruption of Treatment among Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Plateau State- Nigeria, 2011.
Cholera Outbreak at an Internally Displaces Person’s Camp in a Flood Affected District- Muzzaffargarh, Pakistan, 2010.
Effect of educational intervention to prevent and control the increase overweight and obesity in schoolchildren from public elementary schools in marginal-urban district of Villa El Salvador in Lima, Peru from 2010-2011.
Space-Time clusters analysis of cases of whopping cough- Barcelona, Spain, 2000-2011.
An Outbreak of Salmonella Serotype Dubin Infections Associated with Eating Egg Sandwiches from a Supermarket -- Zhejiang province, China, 2011
Food-borne Outbreak Among Inmates in Six Prison Facilities – Eastern El Salvador, June 2010
Rabies in Georgia, 2011 (Georgia, Gardabani region, Village of Nazarlo) August 2011 – December 14
Risk factors for colonization with livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Germany 2011
Risk Factors for Severe Pneumonia among Children Aged 2-59 Months in Western Kenya 2011
Measles Outbreak and Vaccination Coverage — Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya, 2011
Risk factors for human brucellosis in an urban setting—Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, 2011
Epidemiological and Microbiological investigation of cholera outbreak in a marsh slum area of Lagos, South Western Nigeria, 2011.
An outbreak of shigellosis linked to imported basil. The importance of standardized genotyping tools and traceability systems, Norway, October 2011
Investigation of a Measles Outbreak and Appraisal of Measles Elimination Indicators – Qasseem Region, Saudi Arabia, 2011
Cluster of Measles Cases among Malnourished Maasai Children, Monduli District, Arusha, Tanzania 2011
Epidemiology of Electrocution Death identified by Flood-related Surveillance during the Worst Flood Disaster in Thailand, 2011
Crab meat: A new vehicle for Escherichia coli O157 identified during an outbreak in UK, 2011
The Effect of Formal Written Communication on Male Partner Participation in the Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) Programme in Zvimba District, Zimbabwe, 2010
Typhoid outbreak investigation in Dzivaresekwa Suburb of Harare City, Zimbabwe, 2011
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