Since its inception, IMED has been a summit that unifies our approach to pathogens in the broadest ecological context. Drawing together human and veterinary health specialists, IMED serves as a true One Health forum where those working in diverse specialties and diverse regions can meet, discuss, present and challenge one another with findings and new ideas. While pathogens emerge and mutate, our methodology for detection, surveillance, prevention, control, and treatment also continue to evolve. New approaches to vaccination and isolation the uses of novel data sources and genomics, novel laboratory methods, rapid point-of-care diagnostics, risk communication, political and societal responses to outbreaks have all seen innovation and change that will be explored at IMED 2016.
Target Audience: Healthcare professionals including physicians, and veterinarians, public health specialists, epidemiologists, research scientists, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, journalists, other interested persons.
Topics: Planned session topics include: • Disease Surveillance, Detection, Reporting and Outbreak Modeling • Ethics of New Methodologies of Disease Surveillance • Vectorborne and Zoonotic Diseases • Foodborne and Waterborne Infections • Infections Related to Travel and Migration of Humans and Animals • Animal Reservoirs for Emerging Pathogens • Agents of Bioterrorism/Biological Warfare • Laboratory Biosafety and Emerging Pathogen Research • Specific Disease Threats: Pandemic Influenza, Anthrax, C. difficile, Q fever, Rift Valley Fever, MERS, West Nile Virus, Zika Virus, Hemorrhagic Fevers, Bluetongue, Chikungunya, TSEs, Healthcare Associated Infections, and Others • Antimicrobial Resistance • Vaccines and Diagnostics for Emerging Diseases • Submitted Abstracts (Oral and Poster) Reg. No.: ATU10902102, commercial court Vienna FN 9129a
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