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One Health for the Real World: zoonoses, ecosystems and wellbeing

Call for posters for high-level summit

 17-18 March 2016 at the Zoological Society of London

Are you involved with exciting research at the intersections of ecosystems, disease and poverty?

If so, the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium and the Zoological Society of London would like to invite you to submit your proposal for poster presentation at the One Health for the Real World: zoonoses, ecosystems and wellbeing symposium, now taking registrations.

Posters will be considered by members of the organising committee, including Professor Andrew Cunningham (ZSL), Professor Melissa Leach (Institute of Development Studies), Professor Ian Scoones (Institute of Development Studies) and Professor
James Wood (University of Cambridge). Successful posters will be displayed and also presented by flash talks. The deadline for submissions is 12 February 2016.

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The One Health for the Real World symposium will present new interdisciplinary frameworks for a real-world One Health approach to zoonoses, highlight research evidence from field-based settings in Africa and beyond, and debate implications for policy and practice. The event is being held in partnership with the Royal Society.
The following leading experts in their fields have agreed to give keynotes:
  • Professor Bassirou Bonfoh, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
  • Dr Peter Daszak, President, Ecohealth Alliance
  • Professor Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust
  • Dr David Nabarro, UN Special Envoy on Ebola

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Farmers and cart in Zambia. Photo: Sue Welburn
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