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Lymphatic Filariasis Workshop and Conference

Richard Speare Richard.Speare at jcu.edu.au
Sun May 19 19:02:06 EST 1996


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WHO/ACTM FILARIASIS CONTROL WORKSHOP & CONFERENCE
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                Bali, Indonesia
                June 14-17 1996

WHO/ACTM WORKSHOP ON CONTROL OF LYMPHATIC
FILARIASIS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION             	14 June

LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS CONFERENCE              		15-17 June
(as part of 5th Australasian College of Tropical Medicine
Annual Scientific Meeting)


WHO/ACTM Workshop will be attended by WHO Regional Director for Southeast
Asia (Dr Uton Mochtar Rafei), WHO Regional Director for Western Pacific
(Dr Han), WHO Representative to Indonesia (Dr Robert Kim-Farley), WHO
Representative (Dr Victor Orlov), representatives of Departments and
Ministries of Health from the Asia-Pacific region and scientists working
on lymphatic filariasis. 

The Workshop will focus on control of lymphatic filariasis in the
Asia-Pacific region.  The Lymphatic Filariasis Conference will cover all
aspects of lymphatic filariasis.


SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Dr CP Ramanchandran      Chief, Filariasis Control, Division of
                         Control of Tropical Diseases, WHO,
                         Switzerland

Prof V Kumaraswamy       Tuberculosis Research Centre, Madras,
                         India

Dr Don Bundy             Centre for Epidemiology of Infectious
                         Disease, University of Oxford, UK

Dr Paul Turner           Filariasis Control Division, Dept of Public
                         Health and Tropical Medicine, James
                         Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Dr David Freedman        Dept of Medicine, University of Alabama,
                         USA

Prof Ted Bianco          Dept of Parasitology, Liverpool School of
                         Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK

Prof Jim Kazura          Case Western Uni, Cleveland, USA

Prof Moulia-Pelat        Institut Territorial de Recherches
                         Medicales Louis Malarde, Tahiti

Dr John Gyapong          Health Research Unit, Ministry of Health, Accra,
			 Ghana 

Prof K Paniker           Vector Control Research Centre, Indian
                         Medical Council, Kerala, India

Dr Sun DeJian            Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese
                         Academy of Preventive Medicine,
                         Shanghai, China


VENUE:  Sheraton Nusa Indah Resort, Nusa Dua Beach, Bali


REGISTRATION:       Developing country Aus$550
                    Developed country Aus$650

includes:           WHO/ACTM Workshop                  	    14 June
                    Filariasis Dinner                       14 June
                    ACTM 5th Annual Scientific Meeting      15-17 June
                    ACTM Dinner                             15 June
                    Daily lunches                           14-17 June
                    Daily morning and afternoon teas
                    Program and book of abstracts


CONTACTS:     

All inquiries to    Australasian College of Tropical Medicine Secretariat
                    attn: Adrienne Isnard
                    Anton Breinl Centre
                    James Cook University
                    Townsville  4811
                    Australia

                    Fax:     +61-77-225788
                    Phone:   +61-77-722322
                    Email:   ACTM-list at jcu.edu.au



THE AUSTRALASIAN COLLEGE OF TROPICAL MEDICINE
[in association with Udayana University Faculty of Medicine
Indonesian Society for Clinical Microbiology (PAMKI)
Indonesian Society of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases (PETRI)]








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