EIS International Night 2012
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.
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.
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Mon, 04/16/2012 - Fri, 04/20/2012