9:30–10:15

NTDs slated for elimination and eradication

 

Donald Hopkins, M.D., M.P.H., The Carter Center

10:15–10:45:

Discussion

10:45–11:00:

Break

Session One:
An Overview of the NTDs

James Hughes, Moderator

11:00–11:30:

Neglected infections of poverty in the United States

 

Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., The George Washington University

11:30–12:00:

NTDs in the setting of conflict

 

Chris Beyrer, M.D., M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University

12:00–12:30:

Parasite prevalence and the worldwide distribution of cognitive ability

 

Christopher Eppig, University of New Mexico

12:30–1:00:

Discussion of Session One

1:00–1:45:

Lunch

Session Two:
Global Burden of Disease/Opportunities for Control

Mary Wilson, Moderator

1:45–2:15:

The social and environmental context of infectious diseases occurrence in Brazil: Interventions, policies, and research needs

 

Mauricio Barreto, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., Federal University of Bahia in Salvador, Brazil

2:15–2:45:

Neglected tropical and zoonotic diseases and their impact on women and children’s health

 

Marian McDonald, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., M.A., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



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