Free Webinar June 28, 2016: One Health Approach for Elimination of Taenia solium Taeniosis/Cysticercosis

Jun 17, 2016 | Archived events |

Webinar on taenia

The One Health Commission is proud to support and share announcement of a free webinar: A One Health Approach for Elimination ofTaenia solium Taeniosis/ Cysticercosis

Webinar Date & Time: June 28, 2016 @ 9-11am EDT

This webinar will provide an overview of Taenia soliumtaeniosis/cysticercosis, its epidemiology, impact on human health and economic burden. One Health challenges for detection and treatment as well as opportunities for combating cysticercosis will be discussed.

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Speakers will include subject matter experts A. Lee Willingham, BSc, DVM, PhD, Andrea Winkler, MD, PhD and Maria Vang Johansen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC.

While it is open to the public, medical, veterinary and public health professionals will especially benefit from attending this FREE webinar.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Understand the life cycle and transmission of T. solium 
  2. Become aware of the parasite’s societal impacts
  3. Become familiar with the social determinants of T. solium infection
  4. Understand the linkage between cysticercosis and epilepsy/other neurological problems
  5. Become aware of challenges for case detection and management in resource limited endemic areas
  6. Become familiar with available and needed diagnostic and surveillance tools

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