Building Local Capacity in Conservation Medicine.

Although most veterinarians graduating from the Departement d'Enseignement des Sciences et Médecine Vétérinaires (DESMV), veterinary school of Antananarivo, Madagascar will not be directly involved in wildlife medicine, they can still play a role in the conservation of Madagascar's unique fauna. With this in mind, the DESMV in collaboration with the Madagascar Fauna and Flora Group... Continue Reading →

Madagascar Conservation Medicine at the 2014 AAZV annual Conference

The 2014 Annual conference of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians just ended. This year, more than 1200 Zoo, Exotic animals and Reptile Veterinarians met for a week (October18-25th) at the Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The conference covered various subjects including (but not limited to) advanced topics in anesthesia and sedation, Aquatic medicine,... Continue Reading →

Madagascar Fauna and Flora Group Conservation Research Workshop

Madagascar Fauna and Flora Group, a Non Governmental Organization working to conserve Madagascar's unique biodiversity is organizing a Conservation Research Workshop this week in Saint Louis, MO. More than 40 researchers from Universities and zoos from all over the world are expected to attend. Representatives from the Madagascar National Park and the Betampona Natural Reserve... Continue Reading →

One Health Congress – 2015

The 3rd International One Health Congress will take place between March 15-18th 2015 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. "The 3rd International One Health Congress focuses on multidisciplinary collaboration involving medical, veterinary and eco-health disciplines, other life sciences, social sciences, and informatics. The scientific focus will be on how science can help in preventing emerging and re-emerging (infectious) diseases." Registrations... Continue Reading →

Emerging diseases symposium

Our abstract just got accepted for the Emerging diseases symposium that will take place at the Houston Zoo from the 13th to the 15th of February 2014. This symposium will allow international scholars and experts in the field to meet and discuss the emergence of diseases in humans, domestic animals as well as wildlife. I... Continue Reading →

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