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TOP subsidies from ZonMw for continuing research into the relationship between livestock farming and health

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...

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Chance of ESBL contamination via livestock farming is small

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.

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Symposium The clinical utility of bacteriaphages – 22 February

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.

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Radboudumc and KNAW join the Netherlands Centre for One Health

Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc) and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) have joined the Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH) as Partner as per 1 January 2018.

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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.