2nd National Conference on Blood Disorders in Public Health Set for March 2012

July 21, 2011 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, National Institutes of Health; the American Society of Hematology; and Hemophilia of Georgia are pleased to announce the 2nd National Conference on Blood Disorders in Public Health. The Conference will be held March 12-14, 2012 in Atlanta, GA.



The purpose of this conference is to further advance the public health context described during the 1st National Conference on Blood Disorders in Public Health (March 2010) and to promote the adoption and full integration of evidenced-based and evidenced-informed public health functions that are capable of promoting the health of and improving outcomes among people with a blood disorder.

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

The deadline for submission of abstracts is August 31, 2011.

For complete information on this Conference, go to http://blooddisordersconferences.com.

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