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

Symposium programme announced

 Event: 17-18 March 2016 at the Zoological Society of London

We are pleased to announce the full programme for the One Health for the Real World symposium, being held at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), 17-18 March 2016.

Professor Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Institute, will give the Opening Keynote at the start of the two days of high-level discussions which will feature the following panels:

  • Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa - case studies, chaired by Professor Melissa Leach (Director, Institute of Development Studies).
  • Integrating modelling for understanding zoonoses impacts, chaired by Professor James Wood (University of Cambridge).
  • Ecosystem-poverty-health interactions, chaired by Professor Sue Welburn (University of Edinburgh).
  • Ecosystem change and zoonoses dynamics, chaired by Professor Andrew Cunningham (ZSL).
  • Human behaviour and social difference, chaired by Dr Linda Waldman (Institute of Development Studies).
  • Engaging research with policy and action, chaired by Professor Ian Scoones, Director ESRC STEPS Centre.

    Download the full programme and find details on poster submission at: bit.ly/OneHealth2016
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One Health for the Real World: zoonoses, ecosystems and wellbeing is being organised by the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium in partnership with 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. 

In addition to Jeremy Farrar, keynotes will be given by Professor Bassirou Bonfoh (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute), Dr Peter Daszak (President, Ecohealth Alliance), Dr Delia Grace (International Livestock Research Institute) and Dr David Nabarro (UN Special Envoy on Ebola).

Download the full programme and find details on poster submission at: bit.ly/OneHealth2016
Farmers and cart in Zambia. Photo: Sue Welburn
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