Uppsala Health Summit

Tackling Infectious Disease Threats

Prevent, detect, respond with a One Health approach
10 – 11 October 2017, Uppsala Castle

Uppsala Health Summit 2017 will take place on October 10 -11th and focus on priorities for preventing, detecting and responding to infectious disease threats, using a One Health approach.

The program will be organized around solutions-oriented workshops and plenum sessions and encompass a range of topics.These include framework for coordinated laboratory structures, modeling and prediction of emergence of zoonoses, social dimensions of preventing transmission of infectious diseases from animals to humans in low-income countries, economic models for diagnostics, governance, research agendas and behavioral change. Under these broad themes, we will identify and select areas where policies and practices could be improved.