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)
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
, 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