One Health / Eco Health workshop...

Released by the Belgian Biodiversity Platform

The Belgian Biodiversity Platform coordinates the Belgian Community of Practice on Biodiversity and Health. The latter organised a workshop on 6 and 7 October 2016 in Brussels entitled OneHealth/EcoHealth. The workshop aimed at bringing together experts from different backgrounds to discuss the following issues:

  • Vectors and vector borne diseases
  • Zoonotic diseases
  • Cross-pollinating agro-eco-human health perspectives
  • Environmental and internal microbiome
  • Nature health benefits
  • Evaluation and challenges/limitations of One Health
  • Social science, transdisciplinarity and traditional knowledge systems session
  • Education & capacity building 

An abstracts book was released by the Community of Practice on Biodiversity and Health, which gathers the presentations and posters given during the workshop:


Results of the workshops will be made available at a later date. For more information, please contact Dr Hans Keune: