Southern African workshop: One Health coronavirus biosurveillance towardsprevention, preparedness and response

The Southern African One Health workshop on coronavirus biosurveillance towards prevention, preparedness and response will assess:

  • the gaps in research of zoonotic bat coronaviruses (and other potentially zoonotic viral agents)
  • establish collaborations nd formalize strategic surveillance plans for the long-term surveillance of bat species and potential intermediate animal hosts
  • addresses how we should consider this data in the deelopment of future preventatitve measures including biologics

The workshop will provide:

  • specialist lectures on bat taxonomy
  • assist in how to identify bat roosts and metapopulations spanning various regions
  • sharing skills towards molecular methodologies for low-resource viral surveillance
  • identifying capacity for collaborations and skills transfer
  • Date : April 28, 2022 - April 30, 2022
  • Venue : Future Africa Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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