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2.2. Agenda

 

 

Wednesday, 7/21/10 

 

8:30 – 9:00       Reception of participants

9:00 – 9:30      Welcome and presentation of the objectives and working dynamics during the meeting

USA CDC (Roger Nasci) and PAHO/WHO (Otavio Oliva, Luz Maria Vilca)

9:30 – 10:15    Chikungunya Virus: Clinical and Epidemiological aspects.

USA CDC (Ann Powers)

Break

10:45 – 11:30   Laboratory Diagnosis of Chikungunya virus: An overview

USA CDC (Robert Lanciotti)

11:30– 12:30    Impact of a Chikungunya outbreak on public health: Experience of La Reunion FRANCE ‘ Laveran Military Hospital’ (Fabrice Simon)

Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Chikungunya cases identified in the Americas: USA , Canada and French Territories

- USA CDC ( Erin Staples)

- CANADA ‘National Microbiology Laboratory-WHOCC’ (Michael Drebot

- FRENCH TERRITORIES  (Philippe Quenel)

14:30 – 15:15   Round table: Control of Aedes aegypti in The Americas: What has worked and not

PUERTO RICO CDC (Roberto Barrera)                     USA CDC (Harry Savage)

PAHO/WHO (José Luis San Martín)                           MoH Brazil (Irma Braga) PAHO/WHO (Chris Frederickson)

Break

 

15:45 – 16:15   Assignment of work groups and review goals for groups (Five working groups for reviewing the draft guideline “Preparedness and Response for Chikungunya virus Introduction in the Americas”):

-          Epidemiological Aspects (Chapters: Epidemiology, Surveillance and Outbreak Response)

-          Clinical Aspects (Chapters:  Clinical, Case Management)

-          Laboratory (Chapter: Laboratory)

-          Entomology (Chapter: Vector Surveillance and Control)

-          Communication (Chapter: Communications)

16:15 – 17:45   Groups meet to decide approach (Coordinator, Presenter)

 

Thursday, 7/22/10

8:30 – 10:00     Working groups (Cont.)

Break

10:30 – 12:30   Working groups (Cont.) 

Lunch

13:30 – 15:00   Working groups (Cont.) 

Break

15:30 – 17:00   Make changes to draft guidelines (edit manuscript) and meet to draft presentations                                 proposed changes

 

Friday, 7/23/10

8:30 – 09:00     Groups meet to finalize draft presentation of proposed changes

Break

9:30 – 11:30     Groups presentations

11:30 – 12:30   Groups presentations

Lunch

13.30 – 14.30  Additional changes to the draft guideline (final edits to manuscript)

Break

15.00 – 16.00  Wrap-up and next steps:  CDC USA (Roger Nasci) and PAHO/WHO (Otavio Oliva)

 

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