2:00

Integrated Disease Surveillance and Epidemic Preparedness and Response in Africa

Bradley Perkins, Chief, Meningitis and Special Pathogens Branch, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States

2:30

Global Emerging Infections System (GEIS)

Patrick W. Kelley, Director, Division of Preventive Medicine, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, United States Army

3:00

Emerging Infections in Africa: The WHO African Regional Office Response

3:30

Break

4:15

Panel Discussion

Panel Members

Speakers:

  • Bradley Perkins

  • Patrick Kelley

  • Antoine Kabore

Invited Panelists:

  • Adel Mahmoud, Merck Vaccines

  • Philip Coyne, World Bank

  • Mary Ettling, USAID

5:15

Adjournment

FRIDAY, 29 OCTOBER 1999

8:30a.m.

Opening Remarks

Joshua Lederberg, Chair, Forum on Emerging Infections

8:45–12:00

Emerging Infections in Asia and the Pacific

Moderator: Gary Christopherson, Forum Member

8:45

Emerging Infectious Diseases in Hong Kong and Their Public Health Significance

Kwok Hang Mak, Department of Health, Hong Kong, China

 


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