Session: OS-D1
Minimizing the Impact of Disease within the Ecosystem II: Historical and Novel Interventions to Control Disease

Infectious and parasitic diseases result from interaction between a host and pathogenic biological agents (virus, bacteria, protozoa) under the influence of host factors that influence susceptibility, such as nutrition and immunity, and external factors such as the environment. Disease transmission may be direct or indirect, in some cases requiring biological vectors such as mosquitoes, flies or ticks. The One Health approach to disease... [ view more ]

Prof. James DeMartini (Colorado State University)
08:30 - 10:30 on Tuesday, 12th of January 2016
Kirinyaga 1
  • 08:30
    Richard Kock (Royal Veterinary College), Felix Lankester (Serengeti Health Initiative, Washington State University), Samuel Mwangi Thumbi (Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State Univeristy), Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka (Conservation Through Public Health), James DeMartini (Colorado State University)