Author: OneHealthPact

November 3 2022 – One Health Day! One Planet, One Health.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how extremely vulnerable the world is when unforeseen infectious disease events occur. As the majority of emerging infectious diseases originate in animals, we have to think ánd act from  a multi-disciplinary One Health approach and recognize that the health...

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Blauwe reiger besmet met westnijlvirus

In Noord-Holland-Noord is een blauwe reiger positief getest op het westnijlvirus. Het virus komt weinig voor in Nederland. Omdat het virus overgebracht wordt door muggen en het muggenseizoen waarin muggen steken nagenoeg voorbij is, zal er waarschijnlijk nu geen verdere verspreiding van het virus...

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Publication | Analytical framework to evaluate and optimize the use of imperfect diagnostics to inform outbreak response: Application to the 2017 plague epidemic in Madagascar

Quirine ten Bosch, Voahangy Andrianaivoarimanana, Beza Ramasindrazana, Guillain Mikaty, Rado J. L. Rakotonanahary, Birgit Nikolay, Soloandry Rahajandraibe, Maxence Feher, Quentin Grassin, Juliette Paireau, Soanandrasana Rahelinirina, Rindra Randremanana, Feno...

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PhD Rody Blom vertelt over zijn onderzoek

Wat voor muggen komen er in Nederland voor en welke virussen dragen zij met zich mee?One Health PACT onderzoeker PhD Rody Blom vangt zowel in de zomer als in de winter muggen. Dit doet hij om een beter idee te krijgen van de ecologie (de wetenschap die de relatie tussen organismen en hun milieu bestudeert)...

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PRESS RELEASE | Annoyed by mosquitoes? Take a picture!

European scientists need the help of citizens in tracking mosquitoes. Therefore, download the Mosquito Alert App and share your pictures of mosquitoes, mosquito bites and mosquito breeding sites. The more photos are submitted, the better the scientists can identify mosquito species, map their locations...

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Questionnaire: Mosquitoes and Mosquito-borne viruses

After the positive cases of West Nile virus in the Netherlands, people had some interesting responses to the news. PhDs Ayat Abourashed and Pauline de Best became curious about people’s understanding and behaviour towards mosquito-borne virues. Together, they have developed and validated...

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Workshop: Creating scenario storylines

On Friday 15th July, Martha Dellar and Eline Boelee organised a scenarios workshop at Deltares, Delft. Participants came from a range of organisations, including representatives from academia, local government, the private sector and One Health PACT. During this workshop, the participants focused...

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One Health Pact PhD Retreat 4 – 5 juli

The 4th and 5th of July the One Health Pact consortium visited the camping grounds, the Lievelinge, for a very nice retreat. The two days were full of discussing science, ongoing projects and potential new collaborations. A truly inspirational retreat where the interconnectivity of the PhD’s and...

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This project 'Preparing for vector-borne virus outbreaks in a changing world: a One Health Approach' (NWA. 1160.1S.210) is (partly) financed by the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

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