AdvaMedDx, the American Society for Microbiology, the Association of Public Health Laboratories, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America Invite you to a congressional briefing on how health care stakeholders and political decisionmakers can collaboratively advance the essential role of diagnostics in pandemic preparedness in the United States and around the world.
“The Essential Role of Diagnostics in Outbreak Detection and Response”
Friday, May 17, 2019 || 12:00pm – 1:00pm
2044 Rayburn House Office Building
Panelist list to follow
Lunch will be provided
Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 14 to firstname.lastname@example.org
AdvaMedDx member companies produce innovative, safe and effective in vitro diagnostic tests that facilitate evidence-based medicine, improve quality of patient care, promote wellness, enable early detection of disease and can reduce overall health care costs. Functioning as an association within AdvaMed, AdvaMedDx is dedicated to the issues facing in vitro diagnostic companies in the United States and abroad.
About the American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is the largest single life science society, composed of more than 32,000 scientists and health professionals. ASM's mission is to promote and advance the microbial sciences through conferences, publications, certifications and educational opportunities. It enhances laboratory capacity around the globe through training and resources and provides a network for scientists in academia, industry and clinical settings.
About the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) works to strengthen laboratory systems serving the public’s health in the United States and globally. APHL represents state and local governmental health laboratories in the United States. Its members, known as “public health laboratories,” monitor, detect and respond to health threats.
About the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is a community of over 11,000 physicians, scientists and public health experts who specialize in infectious diseases. Its purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.