IDReC researcher invited speaker at Global Health Security Agenda Conference

by IDReC

Dr David Hayman was invited to speak at an American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting “Global Health Security Agenda: Non Governmental Perspectives on Addressing Emerging and Evolving Biological Threats”, held at the end of September in Washington, DC.

The conference focused on the prevention, detection and response of the Security Agenda. The session on ‘Prevention’ focused on the prevention of natural, accidental and intentional infectious disease events. Dr Hayman was invited to discuss his work on zoonotic disease epidemics from an ecological and wildlife perspective.

The Global Health Security Agenda was established in February of this year. The Agenda intends to provide a means for enhancing global capacity to prevent, detect, and rapidly respond to infectious disease threats.

For more information on the Global Health Security Agenda click here 

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