10 June 2022, Online
Pathogens Webinar | Blood Parasites in Asia: Trends, Problems and Solutions

Blood parasites tremendously affect humans and animals causing morbidity, mortality, welfare issues and can be transmitted as zoonosis through arthropod vectors, which themselves create their own burden for millions of lives having huge social and economic impacts. Furthermore, multiple infections make diagnosis and treatments more challenging and many blood parasites have counter-reacted to host immune defense and attack mechanisms. Some parasites are developing resistance to drugs or evolved to mutate and survive in their host.

The following experts will be present and talk:

  • Prof. Dr. Olivier Sparagano, Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
  • Dr. Lydia R. Leonardo, Office of the Research Coordination, University of the East, Institute of Biology, College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines Manila, College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila, Graduate School,  University of the East Ramon Magsaysay
  • Prof. Dr. Arve Lee Willingham, Chair, Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates

When? 10 June 2022 at 10:00am CEST | 5:00am EDT | 5:00pm CST Asia

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