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  • 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 (...)

  • Consultancy at the University of Kinshasa

    In Africa, the re-emergence of old scourges like plague or cholera, never completely controlled, combines with the emergence of new diseases such as AIDS and monkeypox. Those new health hazards are often linked to sociological changes (shifts in behaviour, diet, activity and occupational rhythms, etc.) and environmental factors exacerbated by global changes. To optimize control strategies, not always appropriate at present, training of young scientists and health professionals must be based (...)

  • Symposium "Innovation for the Management of Echinococcosis" - March 2014

    The symposium "Innovation for the management of echinococcosis" took place in Besançon from 27 to 29 March 2014, organized by the Chrono-Environment Laboratory of the University of Franche-Comté, the Institute of Parasitology, University of Bern, The WHO Collaborating Center for the Prevention and treatment of human echinococcosis, the National Reference Center "Alveolar echinococcosis" and the International Research Group "Ecosystem health and environmental disease ecology." It was attended (...)

  • ASTMH 63th annual meeting

    A symposium «Thirty years of international and inter-disciplinary cooperation on echinococcosis in China» has been organized at the 63th annual meeting of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygien, Wahsington on the 16th of November 2013
    Summary
    China is currently the country where the majority of cases of echinococcosis, i.e. both Cystic (CE) and Alveolar Echinococcosis (AE) are observed worldwide. In the 1980s, UK-Chinese, then in the 1990s, UK-French-Chinese cooperative (...)

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