One Health Aotearoa Summer 2019 Newsletter

Juliet Gerrard presents at OHA Symposium

Our Summer 2019 newsletter features a review of the 4th One Health Aotearoa Symposium held in December 2018, spotlights ESR’s climate change and environmental disruption research and provides save the date details for the next World One Health Congress meeting in Edinburgh in 2020. View the One Health Aotearoa Summer 2019 newsletter.

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Model for improving campylobacter management

Jing Liao

A refined model for understanding the source of campylobacter infections may be a key management tool for public health officials around the world. The pathogen campylobacter, which causes the gastrointestinal infection campylobacteriosis, is the most frequently notified enteric disease in New Zealand, according to the Ministry of Health, and places an incredible stress on the…

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OHA Co-director made a Fellow of the world’s oldest life science organisation

David Murdoch

OHA Co-director Professor David Murdoch has become a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology – only the fourth New Zealander to receive the honour. The Academy is the leadership group of the American Society for Microbiology, the world’s oldest and largest life science organisation. Professor Murdoch is also the head of the University of…

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New Zealand leads global effort to control rheumatic fever

Professor Michael Baker

A three-year project aimed at pinpointing the most effective ways to prevent and control rheumatic fever and associated heart disease in New Zealand is being launched tomorrow (Tuesday 12 February) at the University of Otago, Wellington. The project was awarded a $1.2 million grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand last year. The…

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