Recorded: EIP 2020 ● Language: English ● Duration: 110 minutes ● Topic: Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Presentation 1: Why do Infections Emerge?
AUBREY CUNNINGTON, Clinical Reader in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Imperial College London, UNITED KINGDOM
Learning Objectives: (1) Understand what defines an emerging infectious disease, the types of infection which emerge, and the drivers to the emergence of infectious diseases (2) Review recent emerging infections which have had catastrophic consequences (3) Consider what can be done to limit the emergence of infectious threats
Presentation 2: Our Planet’s Biggest Killer?
COLIN MICHIE, Deputy Lead of School of Medicine, University of Central Lancashire, UNITED KINGDOM
Learning Objectives: (1) Mosquitoes continue to pose a major threat to health, developing resistance to insecticides (2) The capacities, ranges and diseases carried by these vectors are expanding with climatic change (3) Historic controls including vernacular architecture and nets might augment our defences