The CIRAD and CNRS, in collaboration with the Centre Merieux of Laos, National Institute of Health Laos and Pasteur Institute of Laos, are organizing a "Water-related diseases workshop", which will be held from 15th to 16th of February 2016 in Vientiane, Lao PDR.
This workshop, in the framework of FP7 European SEA-EU-NET programme, will merge 3 topics: Health, Water-Management and Food Safety. The main themes/sessions of the workshop will be organized by important diseases (Leptospirosis, Cryptosporidium, vector-borne, Opistorchis and other flukes, ...) and by topics (water management, biodiversity, climate change, antimicrobial resistance, ...),in order to promote a multi-sectoral and interdisciplinary approach.
This expert workshop will gather about 40 participants and will have the following objectives:
- To share information (programs and projects) and scientific knowledge on water-related diseases.
- To stimulate EU-SEA cooperation by promoting exchanges between EU and ASEAN experts, and build up coordinated international projects
- To develop networking on water related diseases
For more information, please check the GREASE website HERE.