Global health - A JAMA theme issue media briefing

05/20/04

GLOBAL HEALTH

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

Source: Eurekalert & others

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