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Swine Respiratory Diseases – Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

29 April 2024 Professor Heiko Nathues, Diplomate of the European College of Porcine Health Management (ECPHM), EBVS™ European Veterinary Specialist of Porcine Health Management and the current President of the European Board of Veterinary Specialisation (EBVS)., gave a seminar “Swine Respiratory Diseases – Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention”. Attendees included local veterinarians, government veterinary officers, local pig farmers, researchers from universities, veterinary laboratory technicians and BVM students. The seminar provided a comprehensive understanding of swine respiratory diseases, their diagnosis, and treatment. It was an invaluable learning opportunity for all attendees, equipping them with the knowledge to better manage these diseases and improve the health and productivity of the pig herds.

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One Health Week 2023

27 Sep 2023 To commemorate the International One Health Day on November 3rd, 2023, the Centre for Applied One Health Research and Policy Advice (OHRP) at City University of Hong Kong has put together an exciting series of events for you to participate in and celebrate:

1. Photo Contest and Exhibition: We invite everyone to submit a photo showcasing your work or experiences related to this year's theme, "One Health in Action". The top 20 photos will be displayed at the Wofoo Foundation Gallery (Run Run Shaw Library) throughout the One Health Week, and the three best photos will receive awards (Festival Walk coupons for the 1st/2nd/3rd places: 1000/800/500 HKD) on November 3rd. For more information, please refer to the attached poster.

2. One Health Webinar Series (Oct 30th – Nov 3rd, 2023): We have gathered five distinguished speakers from Hong Kong and the region to share their insights and engage in discussions on topics related to the achievements and challenges of the One Health approach in safeguarding the health of humans, animals, and the environment. Stay tuned for the program details.

3. Infographic Exhibition: Our BVM Y1 students are working diligently on a series of infographics related to One Health. These infographics will be showcased during the One Health Week exhibition at the Gallery. Additionally, they will be shared on the OHRP website and across social media platforms to reach a wider audience in Hong Kong and the region.

If you have any questions or inquiries about the event, please feel free to contact the organizers, Sergio Guerrero (sergio.guerrero@cityu.edu.hk) and Angus Lam (angus.lct@cityu.edu.hk).

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Mr. Angus LAM joined the One Health Poultry Hub in June

7 Jul 2023 Angus is currently a final year PhD candidate and Research Assistant at OHRP. He joined the One Health Poultry Hub in June 2023. He is the sixth researcher from OHRP to join the hub after Prof. Dirk U. Pfeiffer (co-PI), Dr. Anne Conan, Dr. Lorraine Chapot, Dr. Sara Sequeira and Ms Mila Xin. In the hub, Angus is involved in epidemiological research, including data manipulation and data analysis.

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Talk on Hong Kong and Mainland pig farming industry

5 Jun 2023 Our visitor Mr Bill Wang, General Manager and Veterinarian of DanAg Agritech Consulting (Zhengzhou) Co. Ltd., gave a talk on Hong Kong and Mainland pig farming industry at Lecture Rooms 3-5, 1/F, HKFYG Leadership Institute on 2 June 2023. Audience included farmers from Hong Kong, representatives of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and veterinarians of OHRP. The talk provided new insights to pig value chain actors on potential opportunities to optimize production and improve pig and public health in Hong Kong.

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The 11th Leman China Swine Conference

25 Apr 2023 Dr Lip Tet Ng, Swine Veterinarian of OHRP, attended the 11th Leman China Swine Conference & 2023 World Swine Industry Expo at Changsha, China from March 23-25, 2023. The conference drew approximately 6,000 participants and had more than 1,200 exhibitors.

Leman China conference was considered by Dr Ng as one of the most valuable meetings in the swine industry. He got the latest information and scientific solutions in swine production from presentations of swine experts from North America, China and Europe. They also shared the new development and research results in pig genetics and breeding, production technology, etc. Dr Ng hoped to make use of the information he obtained in the conference for improvement of the pig farming industry in Hong Kong.

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One Health Seminar

21 Mar 2023 Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education, Hong Kong Metropolitan University has invited our OHRP faculty member Dr. YUAN Hsiang-Yu to be one of the speakers at the "One Health" for a Sustainable Future seminar that will be held on March 25, 2023 (Sat) from 2-4pm at Lam Kin Chung Lecture Theatre (K1104), 11/F., Tower 2, Kowloon Commerce Centre, 51-53 Kwai Cheong, Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories. All are welcome to join!

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