The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) selected nine projects for funding for the years 2017 – 2021. One of these projects, DUCAMID, focusses for a large part on St Eustatius.
With their dependence on tourism, the climatic conditions favouring mosquito establishment, and their central position in wildlife migratory routes, the Dutch Caribbean are potential hot spots for outbreaks of virus diseases spread by arthropod vectors (arboviruses), like Zika virus, yellow fever, and others.
The Netherlands Center for One Health (NCOH) with the KNAW presents a colloquium on ‘One Health Approach to Infectious Diseases’ 14-15 Februari. This colloquium brings experts in the field of One Health together to provide an interdisciplinary perspective required to develop and implement durable intervention strategies for infectious diseases. The colloquium is preceded by a masterclass for PhD students on 13 Februari.
We would like to invite you for the next NCOH-AMR symposium of Tuesday January 31st, 2017. This time the meeting will take place in Leiden UMC.
The increase in emerging human infectious diseases that have a zoonotic origin and the increasing resistance of microorganisms to antimicrobial drugs have shown the need for collaborations between the human, animal and environmental health sectors.
NCOH Student Travel Grant
The NCOH awards a number of travel grants to PhD students of NCOH Partners selected to present their abstract at an international One Health-related academic conference.