One Health Sweden is a collaboration for researchers with interest in zoonotic infections. One Health Sweden is an integration concept including several universities and governmental organizations that wish to contribute to a sustainable intellectual platform where veterinarians, physicians, molecular biologists, ecologists and environmental chemists with an interest in zoonotic infections can interact and create synergies
Patras 2018 International Conference "The dramatic changes on the planet and the hellenic roots of ecological ethics" was held 17-20 June, 2018 at the University of Patras and the International Center for Sciences and Hellenic values, Greece. Eva Haxton held a presentation, see photos.
The 5th International One Health Congress was held in Saskatoon, Canada 22-25th of June, 2018. It was an interesting and intense meeting with four sessions in parallell; two One Health Science sessions, one Antimicrobial agents and resistance session and one Science Policy Interface session.
The 9th One Health Sweden Scientific meeting will take place 26-27 March 2019 at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala.
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In October 2015 the Centre for vector-borne diseases opened for medical investigations of patients with persistent symptoms and suspicions of borrelia and other tick-borne infections at Akademiska sjukhuset. Professor Björn Olsen is the medical officer in charge and the main part of the laboratory tests are performed in cooperation with Clinical Microbiology at Akademiska sjukhuset. Since the start only six cases of treatable borrelia have been found among over 230 investigated patients.
Professor Åsa Melhus represented One Health Sweden and was the key note speaker when the Nordic Council arranged a seminar at the European Parliament 25th of April 2018. The title of the meeting was "Solutions to Antimicrobial resistance - the way forward from a nordic perspective". This meeting was a continuation of the successful lobbying work that started in 2015. One Health Sweden has played an active role in this iniative.
Professor Lotta Berg, who is a member of the steering committee of One Health Sweden, has been awarded by the World Veterinary Association for her exemplary work in protecting and promoting Animal Welfare.
Read press realease here.
Read news article from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences here.
The One Health journal Infection Ecology and Epidemiology invites you to contribute your research to a special issue of 'Tick borne infections and birds'.
For this special issue, accepted papers will be benefit from a 60% Article Publishing Charge (APC) discount.
The submission deadline is September 10, 2018, but papers will be published on an ongoing basis.
The latest One Health Sweden pub was held 21st of May at Kåbo Pizzeria, Uppsala.
- Stefan Bertilsson, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, “Decoding and understanding complex microbial systems around and within us”
- Johan Dicksved, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, “The microbial ecosystem within us and its role for health”
Chair of One Health Sweden Josef Järhult opening the research pub: