Episode 5

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28th Sep 2021

The One About World Rabies Day 2021

In this episode of the emergence podcast I talk to Dr Monique Eloit, Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health and Dr Bernadette Abela-Ridder, Team Leader for Neglected Zoonotic Diseases at the World Health Organisation, about rabies and global rabies control for World Rabies Day.

Links:

WHO rabies training: https://Openwho.org/courses/NTDs-Rabies-and-one-health

OIE rabies page: https://www.oie.int/en/disease/rabies/

Dr Deborah Nadal’s paper on rabies and the pandemic: https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trab123

#rabies360challenge: https://www.emergence-msd-animal-health.com/event/raising-awareness-around-the-globe-with-rabies360challenge/

Acronyms:

GAVI: The Vaccine Alliance

OIE: World Organisation for Animal Health

WHO: World Health Organisation

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About the Podcast

emergence
News and events from the world of transboundary and emerging diseases
Conversation, interviews, and information on transboundary and emerging diseases. Bringing One Health One Welfare topics to you so you have up to date reports from conferences, thoughts on recent scientific articles, notification of disease outbreaks, and views from key opinion leaders and experts in the field. Brought to you by MSD Animal Health.
Visit http://www.emergence-msd-animal-health.com for quarterly disease reports, scientific articles, and disease resources.

About your hosts

Alasdair King

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Director of International Veterinary Health at MSD Animal Health, Alasdair has worked with governments to help control many transboundary and emerging diseases including Bluetongue, FMD, rabies, Avian Influenza and Lumpy Skin Disease. Contact him at alasdair.king@merck.com

Marta Nowak

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Marketing Lead at International Veterinary Health of MSD Animal Health, Marta works to support global efforts to control transboundary and emerging diseases, through communication and raising awareness. She has led the emergence initiative (website, newsletter, social media) to help inform governments and international community, inspire conversation and drive commitment to reducing the impact of disease on animals and people.