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.
NCOH in the media
Marion Koopmans about disease X in the Telegraph - telegraph.co.uk
Ron Fouchier about the possibility to treat pancreatic cancer effectively - Life Sciences & Health 010, Nr3 | 2018, page 36-37
Winnen we de oorlog tegen resistente bacteriën? - nemokennislink.nl
Marc Bonten reacts on use of bacteriophage against AMR - reflectionsipc.com
Ebola in Congo: moeten we een nieuwe epidemie vrezen? - Nieuws en Co (NL)
Ebola-uitbraak Congo leidt waarschijnlijk niet tot grote epidemie - Nieuws & Co (NL)
Ontdekking drie nieuwe virussen - BNR Spitsuur (NL)
Gilles van Wezel explains how to find new antibiotics - RTL Nieuws (NL)
Marc Bonten reacts on ominous reports from CDC - Telegraaf TV (NL)
About Zika and AMR during ECCMID 2016 - Radio 1 (NL)
Bonten and Wagenaar on antibiotic resistance - BNR Radio (NL)
Marion Koopmans and David Heymann on Zika - Nieuwsuur (NL)
NCOH mentioned in report on Antibiotic RD Initiatives (2016 Dutch EU Presidency)