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  • Research Workshop, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    2014 November, 25-26
    Lab members of the GDRI EHEDE, the University of Zurich (CH) and the Kyrgyz Veterinary Research Institute organized the research Workshop: “Echinococcosis in Kyrgyzstan and the region”, as one of the final meetings of the Wellcome Trust supported programme “Multi-species transmission of Echinococcus on the Tibetan Plateau and Central Asia”.
    The more than 50 attendees included Phil Craig, Mark Danson, Alexander Maston, Mike Rogan, Freya van Kesteren (UK), Akira Ito (...)

  • One Health/Ecohealth workshop, Hanoï

    October 13-15
    One Health or Ecohealth is a multidisciplinary approach to achieve optimal health for people, animals and the environment through local, regional and global research collaboration. Particularly in Southeast Asia, One Health has gained much more focus due to the rise of cross-species epidemics such as SARS, avian influenza, and Nipah virus. With 70% of emerging diseases being of animal origins, this has become a crucial issue for Southeast Asia due to increasingly high (...)

  • Symposium Echinococcus 2014, Vilnius

    October 8-9
    The symposium « Echinococcus 2014 », organised by the European Scientific Councel for Companion Animal Parasites (ESCCAP), was held at the Lithuanian Academy of Science in Vilnius. The programme was divided into three main sessions which considered Echinococcus multilocularis and E. granulosus s.l. from the perspective of biology, epidemiology and veterinary public health.
    Five researchers from the IRN EHEDE members and associates were invited as key-note speakers: Phil (...)

  • British Society for Parasitology: 2014 autumn symposium

    September 17-18
    This 2-day symposium in Salford University, MediaCityUK complex, brought together leading scientists to discuss ecosystems approaches to understanding and managing the impact of infectious diseases in humans and animals.
    The GDRI EHEDE was represented by Patrick Giraudoux, invited to give a 40mn talk about Transmission ecosystems of Echinococcus multilocularis in Eurasia , Alexander Mastin, who gave a presentation and a poster on A novel method of interpretation of (...)

  • YUFE visits at Besançon

    From the holotypes of the snub-nosed monkey, to the Parc National des Ecrins, via the University of Franche-comté…
    2014, June 12 to Monday 16
    117 years after the description of the species Rhinopithecus bieti, by Milne-Edwards, a French scientist, a delegation from the Yunnan University of Finance and Economics (YUFE) took the opportunity of its visit to the University of Franche-Comté and the Chrono-environment lab to examine the 7 holotype specimens of snub-nosed monkey at the Museum of (...)

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