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Experts to Discuss Cholera Vaccination in the Americas

WHAT: Leading vaccine experts will discuss the conclusions of an ad-hoc scientific consultation on the potential role of cholera vaccination in the Americas, in view of the cholera outbreak on the island of Hispaniola.

WHEN: Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at 5:15 p.m. (at the conclusion of the scientific meeting)

WHERE: Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) HQ, Room B,
525 23rd St. NW, Washington, DC (Corner 23rd St. & Virginia Ave)

WHO: Dr. Jon K. Andrus, Deputy Director, PAHO
          Dr. Ciro de Quadros, Executive Vice-President, Sabin Vaccine Institute
          Dr. Roger Glass, Director, Fogarty International Center and Associate
          Director for International Research, National Institutes of Health

HOW: Briefing will be in person, by phone, webcast, livestream, and elluminate, and you can send your questions by email.

WEBCAST: www.paho.org/webcast (you can choose English or Spanish)

LIVESTREAM: www.livestream.com/paho

TELEPHONE: + 1 202 974 3075
                   Code for English: 2222
                   Code for Spanish: 1111

ELLUMINATE: Room in English: www.paho.org/pressconference
                    Room in Spanish: www.paho.org/ruedadeprensa

QUESTIONS BY EMAIL: During this press conference, questions can be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CONTACT: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Media/Press Knowledge Management and Communication Pan American Health Organization World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). Tel +1 (202) 974-3036, Mobile +1 (202) 439-9691, Fax +1 (202) 974-3143.

LINKS: PAHO/WHO information on the cholera outbreak on the island of Hispaniola
 

 

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