International Public Health Conference (PH2002)

Venue: Palace of Conventions

Location: Havana, Cuba, Other

Event Date/Time: May 01, 2002 End Date/Time: May 05, 2002
Registration Date: Apr 20, 2002
Early Registration Date: Mar 15, 2002
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 15, 2002
Paper Submission Date: Mar 15, 2002
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Dear Colleagues:The Organizing Committee of the Convention “Public Health 2002,” is pleased to invite you to the Congresses that will take place in the framework of the Convention to be held from May 1-4, 2002 at the Havana International Conference Center in Havana, Cuba.The Convention “Public Health 2002” includes national and international events aimed to strength the cooperation and the scientific exchange among specialists from different latitudes.The Convention will allow the friendly exchange of experiences and knowledge among the professionals linked to public health, hygiene and epidemiology, with the objective of putting them at the disposal of those who need them in our region and in the world.We are looking forward to warmly welcoming you in our city and to your attendance and participation in this Convention

ORGANIZERS
·Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Cuba
·Pan-American Health Organization /World Health Organization (PHO/WHO)·National Council of Scientific Societies
·Cuban Society of Hygiene and Epidemiology
·Cuban Society of Public Health
·National Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Microbiology (INHEM) · National Institute of Nutrition and Food Hygiene (INHA)
·National Institute for Worker's Health (INSAT)
·Pedro Kourí Tropical Medicine Institute (IPK)
· National School of Public Health (ENSAP)
·Cuban Association on Sanitary and Environmental Engineering Sponsors
·Finlay Institute
·Association on Sanitary and Environmental Engineering (AIDIS)
·Spanish Society for Epidemiology (SEE) ·Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
·United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) ·United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
·United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
·Joint and Co-Sponsored United Nations Program on HIV-AID (ONUSIDA)
·World Food Programme (WFP)
·European Union
·Latin-American Association for Schools of Public Health (ALAESP)
·Harvard Medical School
·BIOCEN
·BAYER

OBJECTIVES
·Exchange of international experiences to develop advanced working styles on Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health.
·Celebration of the 100Th Anniversary of PAHO.
·Integral analysis of the crisis of the reform in health systems.
·Analysis of the human resources formation in Public Health in an international framework regarding the use of new technologies.
·Analysis, from the scientific-technical view, the work carried out during these 42 years favoring the Public Health of Cuba and its contribution to other countries of the world.
·Meeting the new challenges of the Cuban Public Health in the 21st century to improve health and life quality of the population.
on the 100Th Anniversary of PAHO.

PARTICIPANTS PROFILE Specialists in Hygiene and Epidemiology and all docotrs interested in the improvement of public health in the americas.

TOPICS
1.Cuban Hygiene and Epidemiology 40 years after the First Forum.
2.The Reforms of the Health Systems.
3.The Human Resources Formation for Public Health.
4.Epidemiology of the Communicable Diseases.
5.Epidemiology of the Non-communicable Diseases.
6.Epidemiology Programs for Primary Health Care.
7.Public Health and Internationalist Cooperation.
8.Environment and Health.
9.Globalization and the New Challenges of Public Health.
10.Surveillance Systems in Public Health.
11. Nutrition and Public Health.
12.Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases.
13. School Health.
14. The Health of workers.
15.Informatics and Health.
16.Program of Maternal-Infant Care.
17.AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's).
18.Immunization Programs.
19.Infectious Neurological Syndromes.
20. Genetic Epidemiology.
21.Clinical Epidemiology.
22. Nosocomial Infections.
23.Diseases Transmitted by Vectors.
24.Promotion and Education in Public Health.
25.Health Economy.
26.Oral Health.
27. Mental Health
28. International Sanitary Control

MODALITIES Conferences, round tables and panels. Presentation of free topics will be submitted as posters with discussion.
Registration fee Delegate: $250.00 USDStudents of post-graduated courses ³ 1 year $170.00 USD(With accreditative documentation from the Seat and signed by the Organizer Committee)Registration fee includes:Participation in all scientific and social activities of the Convention; name badge, scientific program, CD with memories of the event and assistance or author certificates.

LANGUAGES Spanish. English Simultaneous Interpretation Service will be provided for the main sessions

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