“One Health approach for Africa and Asia —- On-site innovation in health, nutrition, and agriculture for rural communities — “ held on 22 March, 2017
As part of the educational and research collaboration with the University of Bonn, International Symposium “One Health approach for Africa and Asia — On-site innovation in health, nutrition, and agriculture for rural communities — was held on 22 March, 2017.
The symposium was held at Nakashima hall in Yayoi campus of the University of Tokyo. The four lectures, covering fields related to health, nutrition, and agriculture for rural communities in Africa and Asia, gave the participants an opportunity to share their knowledge and explore possibilities for One Health Approach in innovative way to tackle issues in Asia and Africa.
The topics presented were as follows;
One Health in a Global Environmental Change environment, Christian Borgemeister, Managing Director, Professor, Centre for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany
Positive Deviance Approach for Infectious Disease Control: Behavier Change or Social Change? , Masamine Jimba, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo
One Health Approach to the Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases with Special Attention on Leishmaniasis in Asia, Chizu Sanjoba, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo
Socio-economic Transformation of Rural Community and Health Status of Children in Rwanda, Hirotaka Matsuda, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
Thank you for all the symposium speakers and participants who shared your valuable time and insights with us.
Kensuke Okada, IPADS Director