Globally, some three-quarters of all emerging zoonoses originally come from wild animals. Netherlands Centre of One Health organises a webinar to gain more expert insight in zoonosis and the jump from animals to humans.
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.
There’s a lot to do in fungi research. Jacq de Neer is studying ways to block an enzyme some pathogenic fungi use to break down nutrients, as a way to combat them.
The arrival of the West Nile virus in the Netherlands has gone almost unnoticed last year. Mosquitoes can transmit the virus to humans, some of whom become critically ill.
To fight current and future pandemics more effectively, Mirte Pascha closely studies the influenza virus. The corona pandemic underlines the importance of her work.
Greening the city brings more ticks, bees and wildlife in our environment, as the keynote speakers shared in their talks. Bringing both positive effects and challenges for for the health of animals, humans and the environment. Futhermore, 10 PhD students pitched their research. Sam Nooij was the winner of the NCOH Pitch award by public vote.