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

2 Jun 2016

In Sweden, human cases of Puumala hantavirus (PUUV) infections are reported from the northern endemic regions. We found hantavirus-specific antibodies in yellow-necked mice (Apodemus flavicollis) trapped in human dwellings in the surroundings of the cities of Uppsala and Stockholm, which are situated far south from the traditional endemic areas of PUUV. Because the yellow-necked mouse is the most common rodent in human dwellings, hantaviruses in this rodent species may be important for the public health.

31 May 2016

The Slovak Focal Point to EFSA would like to invite you to the 5th Annual Scientific Congress on zoonoses, foodborne and waterborne diseases – Protection of public and animal health.

The congress will take place in Bratislava 18-20 October, 2016 as one of the events within the Slovak Presidency in the Council of the European Union.

Deadline for registration is 30 June, 2016. Contributions are to be submitted by 15 September.

More information is available here.

 

31 May 2016

Comparative medicine

Submitted by ohsadmin

Half-day seminar on "Comparative medicine.  Save the date, details to follow.

Date: 24 October, 2016.

Place: Navet, SciLifeLab, Uppsala.

 

25 May 2016

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.

25 May 2016

Half-time assessment

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.

19 May 2016

Public defense: Kristina Osbjer

Submitted by Karin Artursson

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.

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