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Attend Blood Disorders in Public Health Conference in Atlanta

The 2nd National Conference on Blood Disorders in Public Health will be held at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North in Atlanta, GA, on March 12-14, 2012. The theme of the conference is “From Outcomes to Impact: Addressing Transitional Blocks to Improving the Public’s Health--Disseminating and Improving the Adoption of Effective Preventive Measures and Therapeutic Interventions.” The first conference was held in March 2010.


The goals of the conference are to: present innovative public health strategies to minimize the occurrence and complications of blood disorders, and showcase effective evidence-based public health interventions designed to prevent and/or eliminate blood disorder-related health disparities.


The conference is being co-hosted by the Division of Blood Disorders, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration; the Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the Office of Rare Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health; the American Society of Hematology; and Hemophilia of Georgia. Public health and medical professionals are encouraged to attend.


Learn more about the conference.





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