The NCOH wants to build a research programme which sharpens the NCOH profile and increases scientific production of the NCOH during its first mandate period. This goal is reached by accelerating the investments of NCOH Partners.
People who live near livestock farms have an increased risk of pneumonia. In areas with many livestock farms, the presence of a farm can explain up to 20% of all lung infection cases, but the pathogens responsible are as yet unknown. Researchers from Utrecht University’s Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Erasmus MC, and UMC Utrecht...
ESBL is an enzyme, produced by certain bacteria, which makes these bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Researchers from various institutes collaborating in a large consortium discovered that ESBLs occur frequently in livestock, the food chain, the environment and also in humans.
Bacteriophages received considerable attention in the lay press in the Netherlands recently. To optimally design trials to provide the necessary evidence UMC Utrecht invited international experts in bacteriophage therapy to present their experiences with this approach on 22 February in Utrecht.
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.