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  • Cost of human-animal disease greatest for world's poor

    The world’s poorest people also carry the heaviest burden from diseases that infect both humans and animals, according to a study published on 5 July 2012. The report identifies 13 such ‘zoonotic’ diseases, including tuberculosis, anthrax and hepatitis E, which together cause 2.4 billion cases of human illness and 2.2 million deaths each year, mostly in low- and middle-income nations.

  • 3rd International Conference on Research for Development

    The 3rd ICRD on Research for Global Transformation is the NCCR North-South's final major event, and, as such, was a showcase for what the 12-year programme has achieved since its launch in 2001.

    Website: http://www.icrd.ch/

  • Vietnam One Health University Network (VOHUN)

    The Hanoi School of Public Health, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Emerging Pandemic Threats RESPOND project, today held the first meeting of the Vietnam One Health University Network (VOHUN) in Nha Trang City to promote an effective national response to animal diseases that could affect human health. VOHUNET is the result of advocacy efforts to establish a Southeast Asia One Health University Network (SEAOHUN) to address these types of diseases outbreaks.