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

The deadline for poster submissions to the One Health for the Real World: zoonoses, ecosystems and wellbeing symposium, being held at the Zoological Society of London, 17-18 March 2016, is fast approaching.

Successful posters will be considered by the symposium's organising committee of leading scientists, including Professor Andrew Cunningham (Zoological Society of London), Professor Kate Jones (University College London), Professor Melissa Leach (Institute of Development Studies), Professor Ian Scoones (ESRC STEPS Centre) and Professor James Wood (University of Cambridge).

Posters will be displayed during breaks at the symposium and presented by flash talks. A small number of waivers for the symposium registration fee are available to those from low-income countries who want to present a poster.

Further details at:

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday 12 February 2016.


One Health for the Real World is being organised by the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium in partnership with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and the Royal Society. It 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 opening keynote will be delivered by Professor Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust.
Other speakers in

  • Professor Bassirou Bonfoh (Swiss Centre for Scientific Research, Côte d'Ivoire)
  • Professor Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu (University of Ghana)
  • Professor Chris Dye (World Health Organization)
  • Dr Peter Daszak (Ecohealth Alliance)
  • Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka (Conservation through Public Health)
  • Dr Delia Grace (International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya)
  • Professor Charlotte Watts (UK Department for International Development)

Find details of all speakers at

Farmers and cart in Zambia. Photo: Sue Welburn
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