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Global Health Grand Rounds. Presenter: Jason Harris, MD, MPH, Chief of Pediatric Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children.

Cholera: Looking Back & Forward

Date
January 8, 2019
Time
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Pre-registration required?
No
Registration closed?
No

Speaker
Jason Harris, MD, MPH
Chief of Pediatric Global Health
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children.

Global Health Grand Rounds
The Center for Global Health provides a forum for a multidisciplinary community of global health practitioners to come together to share advances and best practices in global health. MGH Global Health Grand Rounds focuses on innovations in medical care, education, and scientific discovery that are seeking to improve the health of the most vulnerable in our global community.

Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of cholera in shaping public health systems
  • Define the epidemiologic and microbiology of the current 7th cholera pandemic and the reasons why it persists
  • Name the proposed strategies to achieve the goals of the WHO 2030 road map for the elimination of cholera

Target Audience: This activity is intended for Faculty and Staff members of the Global Health Community

Course Directors: Louise Ivers, MD, MPH, DTM&H; Geren Stone, MD, DTM&H

Live Stream Available: https://bit.ly/2Ciikio

Accreditation
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program also meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in nursing at 244CMR for 1.2 contact hours.