Wednesday, March 14, 2007

0730-1330

Fly to Kathmandu, Nepal

1400-1530

Facility tour and staff introductions

1530-1630

Presentation on WARUN activities

Dr. Sanjaya Kr. Shrestha, Head of Station, WARUN

1600-1630

Return to hotel

Thursday, March 15, 2007

0900-1030

Discussion of purpose of visit and importance of influenza surveillance program

 

Mr. James F. Moriarty, U.S. ambassador to Nepal

 

Lt. Col. Scott Taylor, defense attache

 

Dr. Ruthanne Taylor, U.S. embassy medical unit chief

1030-1130

Discussion of purpose of visit, the influenza diagnostic support program, and future plans of the Department of Health Services

 

Dr. Manas Kumar Banerjee, Director of EDCD

 

Dr. Jeetendra Man Shrestha, avian influenza coordinator of EDCD

 

Dr. Margarita Ronderos, WHO medical officer and UN influenza coordinator

1430-1550

Discussion of veterinary laboratory work

 

Dr. Rebati Man Shrestha, director of Central Veterinary Laboratory

1550-1630

Meeting about construction plans for laboratory

 

Dr. Kan Tun, country representative to WHO

 

Dr. Margarita Ronderos

1630-1700

Return to hotel

Friday, March 16, 2007

1100-1600

Visit sentinel influenza sites (TUTH, CIWEC, KMC, BDRC)

1600-1630

Return to hotel

Saturday, March 17, 2007

0900-1100

De-brief

1100-1200

Lunch

1200-1800

Departure



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