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Welcome to the seasonal newsletter of the Community of Practice on Biodiversity & Health (COPBH). We hope you will enjoy our content concerning Belgian and International news and events, along with interviews of experts from the field. We wish you a pleasant read.

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  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - July 2018 Edition
    ▶ 1 | Networking event ‘Natuur op verwijzing’ : extended registration deadline
    ▶ 2 | First Flemish survey on the influence of nature on human well being
    ▶ 3 | European Conference on Progress in the implementation of One Health and EcoHealth approaches
    ▶ 4 | Save the Date: International Conference on One Health Antimicrobial Resistance
    ▶ 5 | Call for junior experts in One Health – EcoHealth: Bologna declaration
    ▶ 6 | Health prominent in the reports of the IPBES Regional Assessment for Europe and Central Asia
    ▶ 7 | "3 questions to" Melissa Ceuterick, PostDoc in medical sociology at Ghent University
  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - June 2018 Edition
    ▶ 1 | New Biodiversity & Health website
    ▶ 2 | Nature & Health networking event ‘Natuur op verwijzing’
    ▶ 3 | Chair Care and the natural living environment
    ▶ 4 | Vacancy quantitative research living environment - mental health
    ▶ 5 | Training in "eco-psychology"
    ▶ 6 | European One health network: your ideas & preferences
    ▶ 7 | Call for poster on One Health and EcoHealth approaches
    ▶ 8 | World Bank One Health Operational Framework
    ▶ 9 | "3 questions to" Elke Nuyens, Transition Doctor
  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - March 2018 Edition
    ▶ 1 | Flemish nature & health survey (in Dutch)
    ▶ 2 | Qualitative Research Methods in Health Care: a basic course
    ▶ 3 | Climates and Cultures: Perspectives for the Future
    ▶ 4 | The 9th International Conference on Children's Health and the Environment
    ▶ 5 | Global One Health Research, The Future - International symposium
    ▶ 6 | International Forest Therapy Days 2018
    ▶ 7 | Summer School 2018 One Health (OH) approach to fight antimicrobial resistance
    ▶ 8 | Publication from the 2016 European OneHealth - EcoHealth Workshop in Brussels
    ▶ 9 | Operational framework for strengthening human, animal and environmental public health systems at their interface
    ▶ 10 | "3 questions to" Benno Geertsma, Policy Officer at Natuurpunt

 

  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - January 2018 Edition

    ▶ 1 | Registration open: Inauguration of the Chair "Care and the natural living environment"
    ▶ 2 | European Conference on Progress in the implementation of One Health and EcoHealth approaches : extended deadline for submission of session proposals
    ▶ 3 | Call for Papers for the panel "Microbial living in the time of antimicrobial resistance“
    ▶ 4 | Save the date: Working conference "Building a healthy & green living environment"
    ▶ 5 | Save the date: Global One Health Research, The Future - International symposium
    ▶ 6 | Convention Biological Diversity – World Health Organization collaboration news
    ▶ 7 | United Nations University: Sustainable Development Goal 3 — Good Health and Well-being
    ▶ 8 | Vacancy qualitative research living environment – mental health ; PhD candidate - University of Antwerp
    ▶ 9 | "3 questions to" Katrien Tersago, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Unit

 

  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - December 2017
    ▶  1 | Save the date and call for collaboration: Belgian nature – health network event – Antwerp October 4th 2018
    ▶  2 | ‘Green and blue cities: nature and health in an urban setting’ advice in preparation for the Belgian Superior Health Council 
    ▶  3 | Save the date: Inauguration - Chair Care and the natural living environment – Antwerp March 28th 2018
    ▶  4 | Creating impact for One Health and Ecohealth: advancements in implementation, evaluation and governance
    ▶  5 | European expert panel on nature & mental health: two Belgian experts selected 
    ▶  6 | Convention Biological Diversity – World Health Organization collaboration news
    ▶  7 | The need for European OneHealth/EcoHealth networks
    ▶  8 | UK vacancy: understanding biodiversity-human wellbeing relationships
    ▶  9 | "3 questions to" Nicolas Antoine-Moussiaux, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, ULg

 

  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - October 2017 - 2nd Edition
    ▶ 1 | Guest lecture Working with Models of Ageing – Entanglements of Human and Animal Health and Wellbeing 
    ▶ 2 | Climate change and health conference - Federal Council for Sustainable Development 
    ▶ 3 | ASCID Evening Symposium on Tick-borne Diseases
    ▶ 4 | Day of Environmental Health at the School for Public Health
    ▶ 5 | 30 year anniversary celebration of the Institute for Environment and Sustainable development
    ▶ 6 | Registration open for Healthy Urban Living - H2020 Health Matchmaking & Infoday
    ▶ 7 | Info Day on Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing
    ▶ 8 | The International Society for Economics and Social Sciences of Animal Health Conference
    ▶ 9 | Call for Papers: Medicines for the Anthropocene: Health on a Finite Planet
    ▶ 10 | Agrobiodiversity Investments as Triple Win for Health, Environment and Food System Sustainability
    ▶ 11 | Botanic Gardens: Using Biodiversity to Improve Human Well-being 
    ▶ 12 | "3 questions to" Thierry van den Berg, Operational director Animal infectious diseases at CODA-CERVA

 

  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - October 2017 - 1st Edition
    ▶ 1 |Major outcomes of Master thesis on retention of particulate matter
    ▶ 2 | PhD Defense : “Statistical and mathematical methods to improve models of infectious disease transmission in and between human and animal populations"
    ▶ 3 | "30-30": public campaign about moving in a green environment with more than 1.300 participants
    ▶ 4 | Hearing on Nature & Health in the Flemish Parliament
    ▶ 5 | Nordic research conference in Green Care and Nature-based interventions
    ▶ 6 | Conference on Nature-Based Solutions for Community and Campus Well-Being 
    ▶ 7 | Symposium “Building Care: Intersections of Healthcare and Architecture” 
    ▶ 8 | Call for papers special issue Cities & Health journal: 'The child-friendly city'
    ▶ 9 | Urban Green Infrastructure Planning - A Guide for Practitioners
    ▶ 10 | "3 questions to" Vitalija Povilaityte-Petri,  scientific cooperator at University of Mons, Department of Therapeutic Chemistry and Pharmacognosy

 

  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - September 2017 Edition
    ▶ 1 | EKLIPSE Call for Experts to review the impacts of green spaces on human mental health and well-being
    ▶ 2 | World Health Organization action brief on urban green spaces launched & Blue Health Project survey
    ▶ 3 | Request to complete a survey on surveillance
    ▶ 4 | Dutch Health Council report on Healthy green in and around the city
    ▶ 5 | ”Evaluation of One Health” Training School
    ▶ 6 | Seventh Biennial Conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health  
    ▶ 7 | Global Health and Innovation Conference
    ▶ 8 | 2 new PhD positions at Junior Research Group 'Environmental-health Interactions in Cities' (Green EquityHEALTH)
    ▶ 9 | "3 Questions to" Lieve Janssens, Adviser at Province of Antwerp, Departement of Environment

 

  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - June 2017 Edition
    ▶ 1 | "How can people and the economy benefit from nature? Stories from citizens" conference
    ▶ 2 | ASCID Evening Symposium on Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
    ▶ 3 | European OneHealth/EcoHealth workshop: Final reports
    ▶ 4 | Special issue Concepts and experiences in framing, integration and evaluation of One Health and EcoHealth
    ▶ 5 | WHO report “Urban green space interventions and health – a review of impacts and effectiveness”
    ▶ 6 | Food-safety scientists wanted: join EFSA's scientific panels
    ▶ 7 | 2nd International Conference on Environmental Health & Safety
    ▶ 8 | Summer School Qualitative Research Methods in Health Care
    ▶ 9 | Global Health at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface Course
    ▶ 10 | 3 Questions to : Sophie Vanwambeke, Geographer and Professor at Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)

 

  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - April 2017 Edition
    ▶ 1 | EKLIPSE Open Call for Knowledge - Health impacts of biodiversity and ecosystem services
    ▶ 2 | Research Topic: Concepts and experiences in framing, integration and evaluation of One Health and EcoHealth
    ▶ 3 | Inspiration days Nature & Health Flanders (in Dutch) / Inspiratiedagen Natuur & gezondheid
    ▶ 4 | 19th International Conference on One Health
    ▶ 5 | Annual meeting on Planetary health and Geohealth
    ▶ 6 | Friends of the Earth Europe - Press Release - Nature secret weapon in fight for better health
    ▶ 7 | Final Call for Papers - A Radically Different Kind of Conference: Building Bridges in a Complex World
    ▶ 8 | Workshop on Preparedness, Prediction and Prevention of Emerging Zoonotic Viruses Challenges and Opportunities
    ▶ 9 | Summer school Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary aspects of host-parasites interactions

 

  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - March 2017 Edition
    ▶ 1 | Need for Belgian respondents to answer survey about One Health (OH) initiatives
    ▶ 2 | Seminar on the therapeutic benefits of nature on March 21
    ▶ 3 | Conference on burn-out & ecology on April 28-29, 2017

 

  • Biodiversity & Health Newsletter - February 2017
    ▶ 1 | Updates following the European OneHealth/EcoHealth Brussels workshop
    ▶ 2 | Join our OneHealth/ EcoHealth Expert registry
    ▶ 3 | European Conference on “Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change”
    ▶ 4 | Invitation for contributions to Healthy-Polis Special Issue "Urban Climate, Air Pollution, and Public Health"
    ▶ 5 | 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH)
    ▶ 6 | Epidemics in a Globalised World: Multidisciplinary Perspectives
    ▶ 7 | Health and environment research funding call for Brussels based research institutes
    ▶ 8 | EU Green Week 2017
    ▶ 9 | Call for contributions: International Transdisciplinarity Conference 2017
    ▶ 10 | European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    ▶ 11 | Spring School of Global Health 2017
    ▶ 12 | Agriculture & Food 2017, 5th International Conference
    ▶ 13 | Call for Abstracts STS Conference Graz 2017, "Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies"

 

 

 

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