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71st International Conference on Diseases in Nature Communicable to Man
Abstract submission and registration now open!


The Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative and Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, at the Ontario Veterinary College, are co-hosting the 71ST annual International Conference on Diseases in Nature Communicable to Man (INCDNCM) August 7-9, 2016 at the University of Guelph. This year's R.R. Parker Memorial Speaker will be Dr. Nicholas Ogden of the National Microbiology Laboratory of the Public Health Agency of Canada. His lecture will discuss "Emerging Zoonoses: Causes, Consequences and How We Respond".

Abstracts are now being accepted until May 30, 2016, and registration for the conference will be open until July 22,2016. For more details about registration, abstract submission, accommodation, the program, and social events, please visit the INCDNCM website  Abstracts are welcomed on all aspects related to zoonoses, both in humans and animals, and content can include epidemiologic, diagnostic, environmental, veterinary, medical, public health and basic sciences. Student presentations are strongly encouraged. 



The 2015 CPHAZ Annual review is now available in print and online. Check it out here! If you would like printed copies sent to you, please contact Ashley Whiteman at Thank you to all of our student and faculty members who were involved in making this report. 




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The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) has a tradition of excellence in research and education in public health at the human-animal-environmental interface. Researchers at OVC enjoy close collaborations in public health research and teaching with other faculty at the University of Guelph, as well as colleagues from other universities and animal health and public health organizations.

The Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) was established in 2006, to coordinate existing public health research and promote new collaborative research activities designed to enhance our capacity to solve problems and implement solutions in public health at the human-animal-environmental interface and to expand the pool of educated personnel able to address the public health needs of the population.



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