Multidisciplinary workshop on biodiversity and healthExternal

Activity Overview

Type: Workshop
Start Date: December 6, 2019
End Date: December 6, 2019
Venue: Brussels, Belgium
E-mail: contact_raos [at]

Abstract submission deadline: September 5, 2019
Application/registration deadline: November 25, 2019

The Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences (Belgium) will host a one-day workshop on the theme “Biodiversity and health” on 6th December 2019.

The workshop aims at fostering interdisciplinary exchanges between scientists from all disciplines with an interest in the topic, including: biologists, health professionals (epidemiologists, physicians, veterinarians, and pharmacists), agronomists, (agro)foresters, geographers, social scientists, and environmental scientists. 

The day is divided into three sessions. Session 1 is devoted to emerging infectious diseases and vector-borne diseases. Session 2 focuses on the natural resources of plants, animals, fungi and microorganisms. Session 3 is devoted to the practical implementation of the One Health and EcoHealth concepts.

For more information on the event, please visit the full announcement link  below.