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MyOHUN Webinar: Vilifying Wildlife in the Age of Pandemics: Confronting Fears and Misconceptions

Updated: Feb 11, 2021

Malaysia One Health University Network (MyOHUN) in conjunction with the celebration of One Health Day on 3rd November, invites you to a webinar on “Vilifying Wildlife in the Age of Pandemics: Confronting Fears and Misconceptions.” In this webinar, MyOHUN brings together renowned global wildlife veterinarian /epidemiologists, wildlife conservationists and journalists to share their thoughts and research on the ecology of disease emergence, wildlife conservation and the role of the media in shaping public perception about pandemic emergence. So if you are a public health specialist, wildlife enthusiast, veterinarian, epidemiologist, virologist, ecologist, social scientist, or zoologist…be sure not to miss this event! Preserving the health and well-being of all animals, including wildlife and the entire ecosystem, is the ultimate way to attain global human health.

Date 3 November 2020 Time 9am - 12pm (GMT+8)

Topic 1: Understanding the Ecology of Disease Emergence

Panelist: Dr. Jonathan Epstein Vice President, Science and Outreach EcoHealth Alliance.

Topic 2: Confronting Public Fear: Risk Communication 101

Panelist: Simone McCarthy Journalist, South China Morning Post

Topic 3: Wildlife Conservation in the Age of Pandemics

Panelist: Prof. Dato' Dr. Mohd Tajuddin Abdullah Professor, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu Fellow, Academy of Sciences Malaysia

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Latifah Hassan Professor in Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology, UPM Coordinator Malaysia One Health University Network (MyOHUN)

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