Our sixth symposium was held on 8-9 December 2020.
One Health Aotearoa’s symposia aim to bring together experts from the fields of animal, human and environmental health in order to address important One Health issues in Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Our 6th symposium was held at five regional hubs around the country which were connected together online via Zoom. The programme had a focus on COVID-19, water quality, Mātauranga Māori biosecurity and antimicrobial resistance.
The plenary speakers included Ashley Bloomfield (Ministry of Health), Eddie Holmes (University of Sydney), Orin Levine (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) and Ruth Zadoks (University of Sydney).
Sixth OHA Symposium programme
Ashley Bloomfield, Ministry of Health
Plenary – Lessons so far from New Zealand’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Shaun Hendy, University of Auckland
Mathematical models for COVID-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand
Jemma Geoghegan, University of Otago
Genomic epidemiology of COVID-19 in Aotearoa
Petra Muellner, Epi-Interactive
Taking the black box out of disease models to improve their use and interpretation – fool’s dream or a new frontier?