Communicable Diseases Control (CDC) Conference, Melbourne 2017.

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Event Date

Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne Australia


CIA Prof Raina MacIntyre gave a keynote speech at the Closing Plenary Session “Research Priorities in Communicable Disease Control” at the CDC Conference. The conference was convened on 26- 28 June 2017 by the Communicable Diseases Network Australia, the Public Health Laboratory Network and the Public Health Association of Australia. The Conference theme was ‘Infectious Diseases: a global challenge’, the theme allows consideration of the threats to health security from old and new infectious agents, and the increasing threat of antimicrobial resistance. In particular, the conference examined how the interconnected world facilitates spread of infection.