WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Zika Virus Conference & Workshop organizing committee has responded to the needs of the ZIKV Conference delegates by adding more breakout sessions to the upcoming event. Sessions added include presentations on the Zika Prevention, Community Engagement and Cultural Equity. Establishment and Implementation of A Scalable Vector borne Disease Response Plan at the Local Level and many more. ZIKV Conference will be held at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel, March 29-30 and will be followed by all day hands-on workshops on the 31st.
Emergency Preparedness Leaders, National and Local Vector Control Officials, Healthcare Providers, Public and Private sector Partners will have access to ZIKV experts from around the world to address the issues of continued planning for the possibility of a more severe outbreak of ZIKV this summer.
Over 20 breakout sessions will be offered addressing a wide range of issues, including:
- Breakout: Zika & Politics
- Breakout: Diagnostic Platforms
- Breakout: Dengue fever, Hawaii
- Breakout: Zika Virus, Locally Acquired
- Breakout: Health department Response
- Breakout: Zika Virus, Travel-Associated Cases
- Breakout: Living With Imported Cases of Zika
- Breakout: How to reach out to Latino Communities
- Breakout: Learn Message Tools, Skills and Mapping
- Breakout: Locally acquired Dengue–Key West, Florida
- Breakout: Global Outbreak and Response Network (GOARN)
- Breakout: Contingency Planning for local transmission at local level
- Breakout: How the do cities combat the Zika Virus?
- Breakout: Perspectives on Zika and Other Emerging/Re-emerging Infections
- Breakout: Defending Susceptible Communities from Spread of Arbo Viruses
- Breakout: Chikungunya, Dengue, Yellow Fever & Zika Comparison of Signs & Symptom
- Breakout: The role of local health departments public health preparedness program
- Breakout: Recommended Surveillance and Response Actions for Local Agencies Including Vector Control Agencies and Health Departments
- Breakout: Emerging/Re-emerging pathogens (ZIKV, MERS-CoV, Flu, etc.) case for strengthening collaboration on global health security
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