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Development of a curriculum for training in One Health analytical epidemiology at the University of Zambia

Here is an interesting example of work in the One Health area: “The One Health Analytical Epidemiology course was developed under the auspices of the Southern African Centre for Infectious Diseases Surveillance by staff from the University of Zambia with collaborators from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Royal Veterinary College […]

One Health Initiative Website News

One Health is the collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, plants and our environment.” The autonomous pro bono One Health Initiative website has been operational since October 1, 2008. Since then the website has received over 266,650 visits from 136 countries (currently averages over 120 […]

Public Lectures

This seminar has been cancelled. Hopefully it will be given later this spring. 20 March 2012  Björn Olsen: The coming plague. In Future Animal Health and Welfare’s seminar series Future Perspectives. ssor and senior physician in infectious diseases at Uppsala University and University Hospital. His main research interest is zoonotic infections in general and bird borne infections […]

Forskarmöte om Antibiotika – bot eller hot?

Varmt välkomna till Gustavianum denna eftermiddag den 29:e september ägnad åt samverkan inom infektionsforskning.   (Anmälningar togs emot av carina.bohlin [at] sva.se till och med den 20 september.)  Kom gärna i god tid då intresset för mötet är mycket stort! Uppsala satsar på One Health, som syftar till förbättrad folk- och djurhälsa. Konceptet baseras på det […]

Combating Antimicrobial Resistance – Time for Joint Action

A conference will be organized 14-15 March 2012 by the Danish Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2012: “The conference will aim to address the challenges of antimicrobial resistance by, among other things exchanging best practices and discussing possible solutions to the problem of antimicrobial resistance in humans and animals with focus on […]

Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance

Important weapons in the arsenal of modern medicine, antibiotics remain the greatest and most effective combatant known for fighting infectious diseases. However, recent factors spurring an increase in resistant bacteria strains pose a serious threat to the efficacy of antibiotic drugs—an alarming prospect for healthcare specialists around the globe.

Antarctic expedition

In November 2012, a group of Swedish researchers embarked on an expedition to Antarctica.  The participating scientists were: Björn Olsen Uppsala university, Dan Andersson Uppsala University, Lotta Berg SLU and Jonas Bonnedahl Kalmar/Lnu. Update: Lotta Berg was interviewed on the Swedish radio show ‘Naturmorgon’ on the first of December. The interview (in Swedish) is currently available […]