Lessons learned and next steps
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Public health administration or related administration
Evaluate a response to a major communicable disease outbreak. Describe transferable lessons for an international audience
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Director of Health Protection, Public Health Wales. I have been a Consultant in Communicable Disease Control for 19 years. During the 2012/13 outbreak of measles in Wales I co-ordinated the public health response and played a key role in the media and messaging.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.