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Urbanization and Slums: New Transmission Pathways of Infectious Diseases in the Built Environment—A Workshop

December 12, 2017 - December 13, 2017

Organized by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Forum on Microbial Threats

December 12 – 13
Forum on Microbial Threats at the National Academies Keck Center
Washington, DC

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The National Academies’ Forum on Microbial Threats will host a 1.5-day workshop on Urbanization and Slums: New Transmission Pathways of Infectious Diseases in the Built Environment,” on December 12-13. It will feature discussions on the social, physical, environmental, and political drivers of infectious disease transmission in an increasingly urban and interconnected world; effective interventions and policies to achieve sustainable, health-promoting urban built environments; and strategies to close the research gap and scale up successful practices. This public workshop will be held at the Keck Center in Washington, DC. Register now to attend in person or watch the webcast.

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Start:
December 12, 2017
End:
December 13, 2017
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Venue

The Keck Center
500 5th St, NW
Washington, DC United States

Organizer

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Website:
http://www.nationalacademies.org/