Travel Medicine Conference Announcement

Karen Purvis karen.purvis at dial.pipex.com
Wed Apr 20 07:13:12 EST 2005


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>1st International Conference of the Journal of Travel Medicine and=20
>Infectious Disease
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>Programme information is now available for the 1st International=20
>Conference of the Journal of
>Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease which takes place 10-11 November=20
>2005 in London, UK.
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>The conference features an impressive line-up of invited speakers=20
>reviewing advances in all aspects of travel medicine. Invited=20
>presentations include:
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>Global health: The wider context
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>Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, UK
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>Emerging infectious diseases & travel medicine
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>Dr David Heymann, Executive Director, Communicable Diseases, WHO,=
 Switzerland
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>Pathology without frontiers
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>Professor Sir James Underwood, President, Royal College of Pathologists, UK
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>A review of the long-term protection of hepatitis A & B vaccines
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>Professor Pierre van Damme, Professor of Epidemiology, University of=20
>Antwerp, Belgium
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>Travel medicine =96 How does a travel practitioner keep up to date
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>Professor Jay Keystone, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto,=
 Canada
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>New developments in the field of travel-related vaccine =96 preventable=
 diseases
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>Professor Elaine Jong, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington,=20
>Seattle, USA
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>These are supplemented by a number of submitted oral papers covering new=20
>and thematic research and a poster programme for which abstracts will be=20
>accepted until 22 July 2005.
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>Organized by Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease / Elsevier this=20
>two-day conference will consider recent advances in the prevention of=20
>infectious disease including vaccine-preventable diseases and malaria=20
>prophylaxis as well as the treatment of the unwell returning traveller;=20
>migrant medicine with its concomitant public health implication and the=20
>significance of respiratory borne diseases and travel with particular=20
>reference to SARS and avian flu.
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>For full programme and registration information visit:=20
>http://www.travelmedicine.elsevier.com or contact=20
><mailto:s.peters at elsevier.com>s.peters at elsevier.com
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>Karen Purvis
>Blue Zulu Marketing
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