• The Global Crisis of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis and the Leadership of the BRICS Countries: Challenges and Opportunities Date: January 16, 2013 - January 18, 2013 (7:00 AM Eastern)

    The increasing burden of drug-resistant tuberculosis introduces new challenges to traditional TB control and treatment programs and calls upon the global health community to collaborate and share scientific information in new and different ways. This 3-day workshop is sponsored by the Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Institute of Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Following an inaugural meeting in Washington, D.C. in 2008, this workshop in Beijing is the fourth in a series of international workshops convened by the U.S. IOM. The objective of the workshop series is to realistically assess the impact of and challenges resulting from drug-resistant TB globally and in the four countries with the most people affected (China, India, Russia, and South Africa).
  • Developing Crisis Standards of Care for Catastrophic Emergencies: Session at 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine Date: May 31, 2011 - June 3, 2011 (12:00 AM Eastern)

    Developing Crisis Standards of Care: 17th World Congress Meeting