Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will report on major health issues and challenges at a Tuesday, Sept. 10, National Press Club luncheon.
The date was incorrectly reported as Sept. 12 in previous editions of the Wire.
A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services since 1946, CDC is charged with protecting public health and safety via the control and prevention of disease, injury and disability. It focuses on infectious disease, food-borne pathogens, environmental health, occupational safety and health and health promotion. The CDC also researches and provides information on non-infections diseases, such as obesity and diabetes.
The luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. Remarks will begin at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $21 for Club members and one guest. Tickets are $35 for non-members.
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The National Press Club
The National Press Club, a private club for journalists and communications professionals, has been a Washington institution for more than a century. It is also a world-class conference and meeting facility that hosts thousands of events each year for sophisticated clients from around the globe. And while these are the Club’s functions, its mission is to be The World’s Leading Professional Organization for Journalists. It is a social and business organization dedicated to supporting the ongoing improvement of the profession of journalism.