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One Health student advocate to visit U of S

February 27th, 2017

How can One Health be part of a student’s life? That’s one of the questions that One Health student advocate Risa Pesapane will explore during her visit to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) in mid-March. Pesapane, who is a PhD student at the University of California (Davis) and a member of the One Health Commission Board of Directors, …

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Speakers to examine Indigenous issues

When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released its final report in 2015, Canadians were presented with a series of calls to action for creating healing and harmonious relations between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous citizens of Canada. In his final report, TRC Chair Chief Justice Murray Sinclair stated that “education is the key to reconciliation.” This push toward education as …

January 09th, 2017 Full story »

One Health talks connect students, research

What do two board members of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization–International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac), a student leader from the University of California, Davis, and a therapy dog named Subie all have in common? They’re all part of this winter’s 2017 “Bringing One Health to Life” discussion series at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). The series, now in …

January 06th, 2017 Full story »

Saskatoon set for One Health conference

Saskatoon has won the bid, led by the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), to host the 2018 International One Health Congress, an event that is expected to bring more than 1,000 researchers and health professionals from around the world to share their work and create new research collaborations. The 2018 congress will be held June 21 to 25 at …

December 16th, 2016 Full story »

Attendees enjoy new veterinary conference

The Veterinary Education Today (VET) conference and medical exposition is off to a promising start with the success of its first event. The inaugural conference took place in Toronto from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 2016, at The International Centre. More than 475 veterinary clinicians from across Canada attended the newest option for a low-cost, high-quality continuing education (CE) conference. …

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