EU HEALTHY GATEWAYS JOINT ACTION PREPAREDNESS AND ACTION AT POINTS OF ENTRY (PORTS, AIRPORTS, GROUND CROSSINGS)

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EU HEALTHY GATEWAYS joint action - WEBINAR (22/10/2019)

Crossing Borders: Tools and Strategies to Reduce the Risk of Importation and Exportation of Tuberculosis across the U.S. Border

30 September 2019/Categories: News, Events

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Webinar Series: Preparedness at Points Of Entry

Upcoming Webinar:

Crossing Borders: Tools and Strategies to Reduce the Risk of Importation and Exportation of Tuberculosis across the U.S. Border

 

Tuesday 22 October 2019, 15:30 CEST

 

Join us at the upcoming live webinar session!

Date:   Tuesday 22 October 2019

Time:   15:30 Central European Summer Time (https://www.timeanddate.com/time/zones/cest) (Duration 1.5 hour).

 

Agenda

  • Introduction

Prof. Christos Hadjichristodoulou, EU HEALTHY GATEWAYS Joint Action, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, Greece

 

  • Overview-Tools and Strategies to control TB at the U.S. Border

Clive Brown, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

  • The Overseas US Tuberculosis Screening Program

Drew Posey, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

  • Response to persons traveling by air conveyance while infectious with TB – DGMQ’s Aviation Activity

Araceli Rey, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

  • Federal Public Health Travel Restriction Tools: Do Not Board and Public Health Lookouts for TB

Robynne Jungerman, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

  • CureTB model for transnational mobility

Kathleen Moser, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

  • Q&As

 

Moderator: Prof. Christos Hadjichristodoulou, EU HEALTHY GATEWAYS Joint Action Coordinator/ Professor of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, Greece

 

REGISTER HERE

Click on the URL provided below to access the webinar application for registration:

http://surveys.shipsan.eu/index.php/765556/lang-en

The webinar will also be available for play-back viewing.

The first 100 applicants will view the live webinar and the others will view the offline version of it since it will also be recorded.

Confirmation of enrolment and technical instructions will be shared with registered participants prior to the webinar.

For any inquiries regarding the webinar please contact us via email to info@healthygateways.eu 

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