A JAMA Theme Issue Media Briefing
The National Press Club
14th and F Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C.
10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Tuesday, June 1, 2004
10 – 10:15 a.m.
WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
Moderator: Catherine D. DeAngelis, M.D., M.P.H., Editor, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Chicago
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.
EFFECT OF INTENSIVE HANDWASHING PROMOTION ON CHILDHOOD DIARRHEA IN HIGH RISK COMMUNITIES IN PAKISTAN
Stephen P. Luby, M.D., National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
IMPACT OF THE MEXICAN PROGRAM FOR EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND NUTRITION ON GROWTH AND HEMOGLOBIN OF INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN
Juan Rivera Dommarco, M.D., Director of the Center for Nutrition and Health, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
PREVALENCE, SEVERITY AND UNMET NEED FOR TREATMENT OF MENTAL DISORDERS IN THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION WORLD MENTAL HEALTH SURVEYS
Ronald Kessler, Ph.D., Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
THE GLOBAL BURDEN OF CHRONIC DISEASES: DISPELLING MYTHS AND IDENTIFYING LEVERS FOR CHANGE
Derek Yach, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H., World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
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