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									                                Agenda – English Translation

                      “Binational Foodborne Illness Seminar”
                                        Date: July 11, 2008
                            Place: Mario Ojeda Conference Room of the
                               Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF)
                                      Tijuana, Baja California
                                     Time: 8:00AM to 3:00PM

                                           AGENDA
Objective: to enhance the epidemiological capacity in Baja California to not only to recognize a
foodborne illness, but also to determine if it is related to bioterrorism. This is a valuable opportunity
for public health professionals within the California and Baja California region to learn the impact of
foodborne illnesses along the border region.

8:00 – 8:30AM             Registration

8:45 – 9:00AM            Welcome Ceremony by Dr. Gudelia Rangel
                         US-Mexico Border Health Commission-Tijuana Section

                         Dr. Rosa Alicia Luna Vázquez Gómez
                         Medical Sub-Director of the Baja California Secretary of Health (ISESALUD)

                         Lic. Clemente Villalpando Padilla
                         Executive Secretary, Mexican Section of the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission
                         (USMBHC)

                         Dr. Tonatiuh Guillen
                         President of Research Institute at the Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF)

                         Dr. Maura Mack
                         Program Manager – California Office of Binational Border Health (COBBH)

                         MODERATOR: Dr. Angélica Pon Méndez
                                   Chief of Baja California Epidemiology Department

9:00- 9:30AM             Food and Safety
                         Q.A. Mariana Jiménez Lucas
                         Sanitary Operations Commission
                         Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS)
                         México, DF

9:30-10:00AM             Overview on approaches used in surveillance and study of foodborne illnesses
                         Dr. Olga L. Henao
                         National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, & Enteric Diseases
                         Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
                         Atlanta, GA
10:00 – 10:30     Red Tide and Seafood Toxins
                  José Luís Sánchez Osorio, MC
                  Direction for the Protection against Sanitary Risk
                  ISESALUD Sanitary Jurisdiction No.3
                  Ensenada, Baja California

10:30 – 10:50AM   Questions and Answers
10:50 – 11:00AM   Break
11:00 – 11:30AM   Epidemiology of selected foodborne pathogens: Listeriosis
                  Dr. Olga L. Henao
                  National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, & Enteric Diseases
                  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
                  Atlanta, GA

11:30 – 12:00     Brucellosis in California, 1993-2007 - shift to foodborne sources
                  Dr. Ben Sun
                  Veterinary Public Health Section
                  California Department of Public Health
                  Sacramento, CA

12:00 – 12:15PM   Questions and Answers
12:15 – 12:45pm   Break
                  Management experience during a Binational Salmonella outbreak in Mexicali
12:45- 13:00PM    and Imperial County
                           Dr. Martha Lorena Nava
                           ISESALUD Sanitary Jurisdiction No. 1
                           Mexicali, Baja California


13:00 – 13:15PM   2005 Salmonella outbreak in Imperial County and Mexicali –
                  Lessons learned and next steps
                             Dr. Akiko C. Kimura
                             Infectious Diseases Branch
                             California Department of Public Health
                             Gardena, CA
13:15 – 13:45PM    Vibrio: What cholerae?
                   Dr. Angélica Pon Méndez
                   ISESALUD Baja California Epidemiology Department
                   Mexicali, Baja California

13:45 – 14:00PM   Questions and Answers
14:00 – 14:15     Conclusion and Next Steps
                  Dr. Angélica Pon Méndez
14:15 – 14:30PM   Adjourn

  “Epidemiological surveillance of foodborne illness is a binational issue.
                    Your participation is important.”

								
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