Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 3rd, 2009
It was the first gathering of its kind, bringing together researchers, medical practitioners and policy makers to focus on a largely hidden group of preventable, easily-cured or prevented parasitic, bacterial and congenital infections that cause a wide range of health issues, especially among poor Americans. The attending experts identified active surveillance as an important need.
"This was a seminal meeting," said participant Marian McDonald, Dr. P.H.,...
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