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1pm-5pm February 15, 2017 
8am-5pm February 16, 2017
8am-12pm February 17, 2017

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Cameron County Department of Health & Human Services, and City of South Padre Island would like to invite you on February 15-17, 2017  to the Hilton Garden Inn at South Padre Island, Texas for the 2nd Annual South Texas Tropical Medicine & Vector Borne Disease Conference.

The main emphasis for this event is to promote awareness of vector borne diseases and the interdisciplinary approach involved in controlling and preventing vector borne diseases.

Continuing education credit for multiple disciplines will be provided for this event.           

The South Texas Tropical Medicine & Vector Borne Disease Conference is the 1st ever interdisciplinary vector borne disease specific conference relevant to the South Texas region. General sessions will include presentations on topics such as vector biology, vector control emergency management, vector borne disease pathology, epidemiology, public health, vector control techniques, laws, and regulations. Such broad & varying topics demand transdisciplinary approaches for effective prevention and control methods.

This conference is provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services, Health Services Region 11.


Local Hosts: City of South Padre Island and Cameron County Department of Health & Human Services.