MyOHUN, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Malaysia, cordially invites everyone to the above Webinar entitled "Preventing the Next Zoonotic Pandemic". World Zoonoses Day is celebrated globally on every 6th of July to commemorate the first vaccine administered against rabies by Louis Pasteur. More than 130 years on, preventing zoonoses remains a significant challenge.
Ecosystem degradation, deforestation, agricultural intensification to meet the increasing demand for animal protein, urbanization and rapid transportation around the globe are among factors associated with new and emerging infectious diseases, 75% of which are of animal origin.
The Webinar will convene experts working in various areas of One Health and together they will be discussing their perspectives on important aspects of preventing future pandemics, and providing the latest updates on current zoonotic threats in Malaysia. The details of the Webinar are as follows:
Date: 6 July 2021 Time: 2.00pm - 4.30pm (GMT +7)
The Webinar is free and you will need to register at the following link:
The link to the Webinar will be sent later after you have registered. For more information, please see the attached poster and program. Thanks in advance for spreading the word.
See you all at the Webinar on 6 July!