Dr David Nabarro on Food Security, Food Safety and Trade

Special representative of the UN Secretary-General For Food Security and Nutrition Coordinator for the High Level Task Force and Senior UN Systems Coordinator for Avian and Human Pandemic Influenza   1 Thus far in the conference, we have had some excellent presentations and discussions on the emergence of new diseases and the challenges that we face to prevent, prepare for, detect and respond… more


  1. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES (e.g. Ebola, LuJo, Plague, etc.)
  2. CLIMATE OR WEATHER DEPENDENT INFECTIOUS DISEASES (e.g. Rift Valley fever, Malaria, Cholera, etc.)
  3. INTER-SPECIES SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (e.g. Tuberculosis, Brucellosis, etc.)
  4. INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE (e.g. Foot-and-mouth disease, Peste des Petits Ruminants, African Swine Fever, etc.)
  6. TOWARDS ONE HEALTH POLICY RESEARCH (including sociology, culture & governance impacts on infectious diseases)


The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) Of the National Health Laboratory Service of South Africa

  • For each theme young scientists will present their work. This will be followed by ONE keynote presentation by either one of the SACIDS mentors or an invited speaker
  • The afternoon of the last day will be a mixture of presentations and debate by our senior scientists (mentors and invited speakers) that will address the many facets of One Health
Organising Committee
  1. Esron Karimuribo – Sokoine University of Agriculture
  2. Justin Masumu – University of Kinshasa
  3. George Dautu – University of Zambia
  4. Bernard Hang’ombe – University of Zambia
  5. Christopher Kasanga – Sokoine University of Agriculture
  6. Erasto Mbugi – Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
  7. Pascal Lutumba – University of Kinshasa
  8. Kim A. Kayunze – Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
  9. Janusz Paweska – NICD/NHLS
  10. Jackie Weyer – NICD/NHLS
  11. Lynette dos Santos – NICD/NHLS
  1. Presentations

  2. Invited Speakers

  3. Abstracts

  4. Sponsorship and Exhibition

  5. Related Links

  6. Conference Photos