APEC Symposium on Emerging Infectious Diseases (China)

posted Jun 3, 2014, 3:08 AM by Admin Web   [ updated Jun 3, 2014, 3:21 AM ]

This project is designed to promote cooperation among APEC members in the field of emerging infectious diseases prevention and control and facilitate the establishment of a mutual technical assistance and information sharing mechanism, so as to improve the members?capacity in responding to emerging infectious diseases. A symposium will be held in Beijing, China April 4-5, 2006, discussions will be centered on such major emerging infectious diseases as human avian influenza and SARS. A summary report of the symposium containing recommendations on future cooperation will be submitted to the APEC Ministerial Meeting on Avian Influenza and Pandemic Influenza and to APEC Senior Officials Meeting.