Episode 11

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28th Sep 2020

The One With The Rabies Round Table

A round table discussion on rabies with Prof Katie Hampson (University of Glasgow), Dr Ryan Wallace (CDC, Atlanta), and Dr Fred Lohr (Mission Rabies).

During our talk we mention the International Rabies Taskforce. The url is https://rabiestaskforce.com.

Acronyms:

CDC- Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations

GARC - Global Alliance for Rabies Control

GAVI - The Vaccine Alliance

OIE - World Organisation for Animal Health

ORV - Oral Rabies Vaccine for dogs

PEP - Post exposure prophylaxis, Treatment given to humans after a dog, or wild animal, bite in an attempt to prevent rabies

PRP - Partners in Rabies Prevention

UAR - United Against Rabies, the tripartite of WHO, OIE, and FAO

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.
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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.