The South Texas Tropical Medicine & Vector Borne Disease Conference is a unique interdisciplinary vector borne disease specific conference relevant to the South Texas. General sessions 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.

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.

The 2019 South Texas Tropical Medicine & Vector Borne Disease Conference will be held on February 13-15, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn at South Padre Island, Texas.  

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

Continuing Education for this conference is sponsored by the Texas Department of State Health Services, Public Health Region 11.

Local Hosts: City of South Padre Island and Cameron County Public Health

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