IVI [to 28 January 2017]
IVI as local host of U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program’s 19th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID), February 7-10, 2017
The U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program’s 19th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) and associated Workshop on Cholera and Other Bacterial Enteric Infections will be on February 7-10, 2017 at the Novotel Seoul Ambassador Gangnam Hotel. Organized by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Japanese Ministries of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) and Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED), IVI is the local host of this year’s conference.
Since 1996, the United States-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program has been convening the EID conference annually in alternating countries. It serves as a venue for panel meetings and discussion of cross-cutting topics related to infectious disease research to promote international cooperation in research efforts in response to new, emerging infectious disease challenges of Asia and the greater Pacific region. Participants include researchers, government and public health officials, and representatives from academia and other public and private institutions from countries within the Pacific Rim region, including Korea, Japan, and the United States.
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