EurekAlert 11 August 2015
The 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the largest gathering of its kind, will launch in Philadelphia with the Honorable Rajiv Shah, MD, former administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). During his tenure at USAID from January 2010 to February 2015, Shah led the US Government’s response to some of the world’s most challenging global health crises, including the Haiti earthquake and subsequent cholera outbreak and the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
TropMed, as the annual ASTMH meeting is colloquially known, brings together leading experts from around the world who are battling familiar and resurgent threats like malaria, dengue fever, chikungunya, Ebola, Chagas disease, tick-borne diseases, and parasitic worms that each year sicken or kill hundreds of millions of people.
WHAT: The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 64th Annual Meeting
WHEN: October 25 – 29, 2015 (Sunday through Thursday)
WHERE: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
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