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  • Ecohealth and conservation workshop 2016, Kunming

    The integration of eco-epidemiology in the concept of one-health, the success achieved by systems approach usually applied to the study of diseases in other areas than understanding the ecology of pathogen transmission (rodent pest control, conservation biology of endangered species, etc.) and the fact that disease transmission is increasingly thought to be the result of the (socio-eco) systemic integration of links between the health of all species and that of their environment, the (...)

  • 200,000 RMB to support wild Asian Elephant research

    Pr. Patrick Giraudoux, coordinator of the GDRI Ecosystem Health and Environmental Disease Ecology and distinguished professor of the Yunnan University of Finance and Economics (YUFE), has been awarded a 200,000 RMB (27 k€) grant by the government of the Yunnan Province. This kind of grant supports “high-level international science and technology programmes”.
    The application was submitted by Pr. LI Li of the YUFE - Wildlife Management and Ecosystem Health lab (WMEH), in connexion with Pr. (...)

  • Thomas Romig’s visit at Besançon

    The classical book "Echinococcus and hydatid disease" by Thompson & Limbery is going to be updated and a new version published. Thomas Romig (University of Hohenheim, Germany), Alessandro Massolo (University of Calgary, Canada), Francis Raoul and Patrick Giraudoux (University of Franche-Comté/CNRS) met together in Besançon to discuss and decide about the contents of the chapter "Ecology and life cycle patterns of Echinococcus species" and contributors.
    A first draft incorporating (...)

  • Li ShuangNan 2 month internship at Chrono-environment

    Li ShuangNan is studying veterinary sciences as part of her Master degree at the Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute. She will stay in Besançon for an internship at Chrono-environement from October 19 to December 20.
    Salford University, Cestode zoonoses group (Phil Craig), University of Franche-Comté, Chrono-environment (Patrick Giraudoux and colleagues) and Lanzhou University (Jing Tao and colleagues) monitor a former hot spot of alveolar echinococcosis since more than 20 years. This (...)

  • Archie Clement and Darren Gray’s visit at Besançon

    A number of members of the GDRI EHEDE met in Besançon at the occasion of Archie Clement and Darren Gray’s venue (after the 9th Congress of Tropical Medicine and International Health at Basel, CH): Archie Clement and Darren Gray (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia), Alessandro Massolo (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada), Qi XinWei and Dominique Vuitton (Key Lab of Fundamental Medical Research on Echinococcosis, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China), Jenny Knapp, Francis Raoul and (...)

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