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Dutch Minister of Health invests millions in new antibiotics and alternatives

The Dutch Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport, Edith Schippers, will invest more than 6 million euros in research into new antibiotics during the next four years. The money is intended for a new research programme for the development of antibiotics and is associated with the new National Antibiotic Development Platform. The platform will be part of the Netherlands Centre for One Health and will consolidate and strengthen research. Both the platform and the research programme will start before the end of this year. Schippers announced this September 21th, 2016 in New York, where she spoke about the need to control antibiotic resistance at a special meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

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Science café ONE HEALTH – Friday 4 november

Science café One Health

Within the NCOH, currently a lot of exciting and important research is being conducted. What is going well? What can be improved? How does collaboration contribute to our research? We invite all NCOH investigators to come to the second Science Café ONE HEALTH to get up to speed with the latest developments and meet fellow NCOH colleagues.

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Leiden University and LUMC join the Netherlands Centre for One Health

Leiden University and Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) have joined the Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH), which unites experts from Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, Wageningen University and Research, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, and Academic Medical Center Amsterdam in the areas of human and animal health, thereby forming an even stronger academic network on infectious diseases in The Netherlands.

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First One Health Event for students at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

One Health Event 2016

Get (It) Together is the first national student event in the field of One Health, which was held on Friday, June 10th. Instant success. More than 100 students from all over the Netherlands visited the event.

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