UGANDA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION-UGANDA VETERINARY ASSOCIATION JOINT CONFERENCE

Basing on the One Health concept which encourages human and animal health sectors to work closely in eradicating disease, the Uganda Medical Association and Uganda Veterinary Association are jointly organizing a scientific conference to be held at Hotel Africana on 14-16 February, 2012.

 

The theme is ÔÇ£Disease Eradication: What will it take?ÔÇØ and the subthemes are Disease Prevention and Control; Response to Disease Threats; Surveillance and Diagnostics; Policy, Communication and Advocacy; The Environment and Disease; and Social and Economic DimensionsÔÇØ.

 

The purpose for the Conference is to raise awareness about the One Health Approach in eliminating and eradicating disease and to identify areas of collaboration between UMA and UVA.

 

A total of 500 participants comprising of policy makers, health planners, researchers, clinicians, academicians, law makers, civil society organizations working in the human and health sectors are expected to attend.

 

This is to invite you to participate in this important. For more information, details can be obtained from the website www.umauvaonehealthconference.org .