Dr. Robert Cook, Executive Vice President and General Director of WCS’s Living Institutions. Dr. Cook will discuss the role of zoological conservation organizations in the health of wildlife.
Dr. Alain Ondzie, Field Veterinarian, WCS-Global Health Program. Ondzie will discuss efforts to monitor and mitigate the threat of Ebola viruses to wildlife and humans in Central Africa.
Dr. Marcela Uhart, Associate Director for Latin America, WCS-Global Health Program. Dr. Uhart will discuss the integration of disease prevention methods for livestock, wildlife, and humans in Bolivia.
Where: Maison de la Chimie
28 street Saint-Dominique
Paris, France 75007
When: 23-25 February 2011
Dr. Uhart: Wednesday, February 23, 14:35
“Bolivia—Integrated disease prevention for livestock, people, and conservation.”
Dr. Ondzie: Thursday, February 24, 11:50
“Wildlife and Human Risks Linked to Ebola Viruses.”
Dr. Cook: Friday, February 25, 09:40
“The Health of Wildlife: The Role and Needs of Zoological Organizations.”
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The OIE Global Conference on Wildlife “Animal Health and Biodiversity – Preparing for the Future” will inform responsible parties and decision makers from both the public and private sectors, on the interactions between the health of wildlife, domestic animals as well as people and their relations with the environment.
The Conference will:
A Press Conference will be held on Thursday 24 February at 10:30 am.
All sessions are opened to the press. You can get accreditation by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org stating your full name, press card number and name of organisation.
See the programme here.