II Conference on emerging zoonoses: the role of the UCLM in the pandemic

    The sessions, which are included in Science Week 2021 and are organized from the One Health perspective, will review the contribution of the UCLM to learn about COVID-19 and fight against the pandemic


    The SARS-CoV-2 virus and the COVID-19 disease have marked the last two years, and we will carry their consequences for some time. After a crisis like the one we have experienced, It is convenient to stop and think about what has happened, what has been the role of the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), and how to better prepare for future emergencies.

    Faced with the emergence of the new coronavirus, the UCLM immediately provided materials and facilities and offered its capabilities. Your research fabric has done what it does best: develop knowledge to understand our environment and improve people's quality of life. This has been possible thanks to multidisciplinary collaboration and with researchers and administrations inside and outside of Spain.

    Till the date, more than 120 articles published in international scientific journals on COVID-19 have authors from the UCLM. In addition, an intense informative work has been developed, with numerous events, press collaborations and interventions on radio and television. Therefore, the time has come to communicate to society what has been done from the UCLM during the pandemic, but, above all, to learn from the experience to be better prepared in the future.

    After the success of the I Virtual Conference on “Emerging zoonoses, environment and global health: latest advances in prevention and control, organized by the Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos (IREC) In collaboration with the Castilla-La Mancha Institute of Health Sciences, the II Conference on emerging zoonoses, the environment and global health will address “The Role of the University in the Pandemic“.

    Program of the II Conference on “Emerging Zoonoses, Environment and Global Health: The Role of the University in the Pandemic. You can download it in PDF by clicking on the image or through this link.

    The conference, which is included in Science Week 2021, is organized from the perspective One Health (Global Health), which integrates human health with animal health and the environment. In fact, the UCLM is one of the member entities of the One Health Platform, a statewide network that brings together the efforts of national collegiate organizations, associations and foundations belonging to different fields and sectors, to promote and promote the movement One Health at the state level on strategic public health issues.

    The UCLM is one of the member entities of the recently created Plataforma One Health.

    The II Conference on “Emerging Zoonoses, Environment and Global Health: The Role of the University in the Pandemic, aimed at scientists, technicians and managers, health workers, companies and administrations, UCLM students and any interested public, will take place next November 11, 2021 between 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Ciudad real, specifically in the Aula Magna of the Library to face-to-face assistance, And through this link to deep online support.

    To attend in person it is necessary to complete this registration form.