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
Antimicrobial resistance is a globally emerging health issue. At this seminar leading experts will discuss the role of the livestock sector in low-income countries in this emergence from policy, research and development perspectives.
Thursday June 9th, 2016, 13:00-16:30
Lecture hall “Särimmer”, the VHC-building, Ulls väg 26, SLU; Uppsala
Deadline for registration is June 7th, 2016.
Marie Nykvist investigates how low levels of anti-influenza drugs in water can induce resistance development in influenza A viruses of Mallards, the natural influenza host.
Tuesday May 31 16.00 - 17.00 in the conference room entrance 34, infectious diseases, 2nd floor, Uppsala University Hospital.
A position as Bio Safety Coordinator at Uppsala University is currently open.
Deadline for applications: 9 June, 2016.
Early bird registration for the sfam Summer Conference closes 6 June 2016.
We are pleased to announce that DVM Kristina Osbjer at the department of Clinical sciences (SLU, Uppsala) will ‘nail’ her thesis (i.e. officially announce that the thesis is ready to be defended at a public examination):
Zoonoses in Rural Cambodia – A One Health Perspective on Influenza and Campylobacter.
This event will take place on Thursday May 19th at 14.00.
Katarina Wallmenius, Uppsala University, successfully defended her thesis entitled Studies of Spotter Fever Rickettsia- Distribution, Detection, Diagnosis and Clinical Context: with a Focus on Vectors in Sweden on May the 4th, 2016.
Updated (16th May, 2016) with photos from the event.
The One Health Sweden pub took place at Grindstugan (Soldathemsvägen 5, Uppsala), Tuesday 10th of May at 16.30.
Three presentations were given:
- A healthy ecosystem can reduce Hantavirus risk: voles, shrews and owls in a changing environment. Hussein Khalil, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå
- The Zika outbreak and its control, Jan Lundström, Uppsala University
- Malaria - epidemiology and microscopy, Maria Lundberg, Uppsala University hospital
Actors from Agriculture, Veterinary and Ecology and Developers from Sweden and Abroad of Photonics Solutions: Let us Meet!
Time: Thursday May 19, 10:00, to Friday May 20, 14:00.
Place: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.
Significant ecological variables of outbreaks of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in Kenya can be used to map risk zones of infectious disease both on a local and global scale as well as predict future outbreaks of the disease. This according to researchers at Umeå University among others in a study published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.