Title: Africa CDC One Health Summit
Date: April 2018
Client: African Society for Laboratory Medicine
Type of services:
Expert at the One Health Summit meeting at the African Union.
[6 Apr 2018] On 4 and 5 April 2018the newly established Africa CDC held a meeting in the Headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During this meeting about 100 experts from all over Africa discussed the current situation with regard to Antimicrobial Resistance in humans, animals, food, water and the environment, so truly under the One Health concept. During the meeting recommendations were formulated based on the Africa CDC framework for AMR objectives for the first year of activities to improve surveillance, mitigating harm, limiting transmission and delay emergence of AMR.
Linda Oskam was one of the co-facilitators on the session on surveillance and gave a presentation on surveillance networks and the use of laboratory assessment tools. This fits perfectly in the DATOS activities in the fields of laboratory (system) improvement and the activities that DATOS carries out for the Fleming Fund. Source: //blog.datos-advice.nl/#post50