outbreak control and prevention

Venue: gallagher estate,midrand

Location: johannesburg, South Africa

Event Date/Time: Mar 24, 2011
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Description

Why Should You Attend?
With the re–emergence of familiar and more unfamiliar contagious diseases effecting the population of Africa as a whole and looking at the negative economic impact it has, this platform has been created to promote collaboration between outbreak control stakeholders across Africa. This conference will have a critical look at outbreak detection, protection and decontamination to ultimately control and prevent outbreaks in future…

Key Strategies To Be Discussed Include:

• Reaching collaboration in containing and preventing wide spread outbreaks
• Using the correct reaction channels in communicating outbreaks effectively
• Discussing the common causes of communicable disease and preventative measures
• Examining set guidelines & preventative measures on quarantine procedures
• Establishing an African-wide strategy to control and eradicate Cholera
• Investigating the re-emergence of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in South Africa
• Controlling Hepatitis A and B diseases through vaccination
• Gaining knowledge on the proposed Aviation Pandemic Preparedness Plan
• Detecting, protecting and decontaminating against infections

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