WHAT: Briefing on new influenza A(H1N1) outbreaks by Dr. Jon K. Andrus, Pan American Health Organization
WHEN: Friday, May 22, at 14:00 Hs (Washington, DC Time)
WHERE: PAHO. 525 23rd St. NW, Washington, DC (Corner 23rd St. & Virginia Ave)
WHO: Dr. Jon K. Andrus, Pan American Health Organization, regional office for the Americas, World Health Organization
HOW: Briefing will be by Phone-In and in person.
Transmission through Ellluminate (Only requires that you write your name and country: "John Smith - USA") http://new.paho.org/pressconference
Room in Spanish: http://new.paho.org/ruedadeprensa
Webcast (no interaction): http://new.paho.org/webcasts
Start Time: 14:00 HS
End Time: 15:00 HS
Verbal Passcode (to be given to the operator): Paho Press Call
Leader Name: Norman Spirt
Participant Dial-in Numbers.
Generic Call in numbers:
Participant Dial-in Numbers. Generic Call in numbers:
U.S. Toll Free: 888-299-4099
Canadian Toll Free: 866-682-1172
International Toll: 302-709-8337
Country specific numbers (dial exactly as listed from the respective country):
International TF Countries
Austria ( Mobile Restricted) 0-800-292-170
China - North ( Mobile Restricted) 10-800-714-0774
China - South ( Mobile Restricted) 10-800-140-0750
Colombia (Mobile Restricted) 01-800-518-0325
Costa Rica 0-800-015-0519
Czech Republic 800-700-549
Denmark ( Mobile Restricted) 80-884-696
Denmark ( Mobile) 80-888-848
Dominican Rep 1-888-751-4420
Ecuador( Mobile Restricted) 1-800-010-510
Greece ( Mobile Restricted) 00-800-161-220-31561
Hong Kong 800-903-545
Italy ( Mobile) 800-788-849
Luxembourg ( Mobile Restricted) 800-261-27
New Zealand 0-800-448-553
Panama (Mobile Restricted) 00-800-226-0032
Portugal (Mobile Restricted) 800-819-642
Puerto Rico 1-866-686-3047
Russia ( Mobile Restricted) 810-800-237-51012
South Africa 0-800-998-242
South Korea 00-308-131-585
Spain ( Mobile Restricted) 900-947-029
St. Kitts/Nevis ( Mobile Restricted) 1-800-205-3047
Sweden ( Mobile Restricted) 0-200285821
Switzerland ( Mobile Restricted) 0-800-561-209
UAE ( United Arab Emirates) 800-017-0435
United Kingdom 0-800-028-1126
Verbal Passcode (to be given to the operator): PAHOPressCall
Leader Name: Norman Spirt
*Participants are instructed to dial in 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
*When dialing in, Leaders and Participants will hold the line for an operator.
*Participants will verbally give their passcode to the operator.
*Leaders will need to identify themselves accordingly to the operator when they dial in.
*The conference will have a Backdoor Line to the attending operator. Please dial 877-709-8255 to establish the connection.
*The conference will have a Question & Answer Session.
*All participants will be muted during the Question & Answer session.
*Participants may reach an operator by pressing *0 on their telephone keypads. Leaders cannot reach an outside operator while in Q&A Mode.
*Participants' , Organization will be taken for the Participant List.
The participants will then be placed into the Main Conference where they will listen to music until the conference begins.
*This conference will be recorded. All recordings are available for 30 days.
Press *1 to ask a question.
Press # to remove the question from the question queue.
The audio and video of today’s press briefing will available on our webpage soon; visit us: http://new.paho.org/webcasts
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization