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2018 World TB Day Conference
March 26, 2018
New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, NYC Health & Hospitals/Bellevue, and Rutgers Global Tuberculosis Institute
Farkas Auditorium, NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, New York
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In commemoration of World TB Day (March 24), this conference will address the history of the TB epidemic in New York City and the path towards TB elimination. Topics will include a review of local epidemiology, infectiousness and transmission of TB, short-course regimens for MDR TB, emerging drugs for TB treatment, strategies for addressing the current state of TB in New York City.
Keynote speaker: Dr. Tom Frieden, President and Chief Executive Officer of Resolve at Vital Strategies
Our other esteemed presenters include:
1) Dr. Charles Daley from National Jewish Health
2) Dr. Mengchun Li from TB Alliance
3) Dr. Edward Nardell from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
4) Dr. Lee Reichman from Rutgers Global Tuberculosis Institute
A detailed agenda will be available closer to the event.