SLU: Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security

Zoonoses and animals in the city

Zoonoses and animals in the city
24 May, 2017 - 09:00 - 12:00, Uppsala Sweden

SLU Global and Centre for Global Animal Diseases invite to a seminar about Zoonoses and animals in the city


Moderator Assoc. Professor Sofia Boqvist, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, SLU

  • Zoonotic risks with urban animals – where is the research? Professor Ulf Magnusson, Division of Reproduction, Dept. of Clinical Sciences, SLU
  • Integrated studies on the emergence of zoonoses in urban settings Professor Eric Fèvre, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, UK; and International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Kenya
  • Coffee break
  • Brucella in times of urbanization – a neglected threat in low-income countries? Dr. Elisabeth Lindahl, Dept. of Clinical Sciences, SLU
  • Sanitary issues with pigs in urban areas – a practical example from Phnom Penh, Cambodia MSc Gunilla Ström, Department of Clinical Sciences, SLU
  • Gender and animal health – what are the links and why they matter Dr. Barbara Wieland, International Livestock Research Institute, ILRI Ethiopia Panel discussion about zoonotic risks and animals in cities


Invitation (PDF)

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