10:00

A 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

10:30

Break

10:45

The 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

11:15

Diagnosis, 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

11:45

PANEL 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

12:45p.m.

Lunch

2:00–5:15

EMERGING INFECTIONS IN AFRICA

Moderator: Stephen Morse, Forum Member

 


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