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September 2010
Global ID
Global Health Sessions at the IDSA Annual Meeting

The 48th Annual Meeting of IDSA, Oct. 21-24 in Vancouver, is just around the corner. Visit the meeting website to register and to find more information. You won’t want to miss these great global health sessions and presenters:

  • Special Plenary Session: Thursday, Oct. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m., West Ballroom ABCD
    Research and Development of Countermeasures for ID Threats to Global Health: The Way Forward
    Anthony Fauci, MD, FIDSA
    HIV/AIDS: Response to an Epidemic, Implications for Global Health
    Eric Goosby, MD
  • Maxwell Finland Lecture: Friday, Oct. 22, 4:15-5 p.m., West Ballroom ABCD
    The Convergent Epidemics of TB, HIV, and Drug-Resistant TB: Etiology, Challenges, and the Way Forward
    Gerald Friedland, MD, FIDSA
  • Global HIV Prevention and Treatment Symposium: Sunday, Oct. 24, 8:45-10:45 a.m., East Ballroom ABC
    Biomedical Prevention (including PrEP, Microbicides, and Circumcision)
    Sharon Hillier, PhD
    Preventing HIV Spread Among Injection Drug Users
    Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH
    Prevention with Positives in Developing World Settings
    Jonathan Kaplan, MD, FIDSA
    Test and Treat
    Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, FIDSA

To learn about more HIV/TB-related sessions, please see the full HIV/TB Track for the meeting, available online.
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