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NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections 2017 Annual Conference

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University of Liverpool in London
Date of Event
12th December 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
1st December 2017

Meeting The Challenges - Foes Old & New

Emerging infections present significant challenges to human health. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections is a partnership between the University of Liverpool and Public Health England (PHE) in collaboration with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

This Annual Conference for the NIHR HPRU will give the opportunity to hear from key investigators working on Major Emerging Disease Challenges and other emerging infections, with keynote talks from:

Dr Ana Maria Bispo de Fillipis, Head of Laboratório de Flavivírus,
Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil
'Zika infection in Brazil: where are we now?'


Professor Daniel Bausch, Director, UK Public Health Rapid Support Team
'Outbreaks: The Slow Road to Rapid Control'