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 10 - 11 October, and focus on priorities for preventing, detecting and responding to infectious disease threats, using a One Health approach.

The program is organized around solutions-oriented workshops and plenum sessions which encompass a range of topics.These include framework for coordinated laboratory structures, modeling and prediction of emergence of zoonoses using big data, social dimensions of preventing transmission of infectious diseases from animals to humans in low-income countries,affordability of new diagnostic tools, medicine and vaccine safety, research agendas and behavioral change. Under these broad themes, we will identify and discuss areas where policies and practices could be improved.

Interview with Uppsala Health Summit's sponsor GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare is a major sponsor of  Uppsala Health Summit 2017. In this article from our Pre-Conference Report, Customer Applications Director, Dr. Mats Lundgren discusses the need for bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing to respond to threats from infectious diseases.