Sal IV, Universitetshuset (Uppsala University), Biskopsgatan 3, Uppsala

Cancelled – One Health Sweden Scientific Meeting 2020

Logga med texten "One Health Sweden. Humans, Animals, Environment". Illustration.

The meeting has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Sorry to inform you but due to the Covid-19, the Scientific meeting in April is cancelled.

Thank you for your efforts in writing abstracts etc!

We hope to have the same meeting in March 2021.

Our aim is to have a research pub preliminary 2 of June, Uppsala, theme Corona virus. Most likely a webinar. More info will follow at the One Health Sweden webpage.


Contact Eva Haxton (eva.haxton@medsci.uu.se) or Tanja Strand (tanja.strand@sva.se).


The meeting is a collaboration between One Health Sweden and SLU Future Animals, Nature and Health.

Sections of the meeting

Section 1: “The positive effects of animals on human health”. Three invited speakers and panel discussion.

Section 2: “Real and experienced risks – how dangerous is the nature really?” Two invited speakers and panel discussion.

Section 3: "Under the One Health umbrella". Two international invited speakers and five shorter oral general presentations from the conference participants based upon abstracts sent in by researchers in the global One Health community.

Abstracts and posters

Please send in your abstracts consisting of maximum 250 words and inform us if you are willing to give a short presentation. There will of course also be a poster exhibition.

If you are interested in giving an oral or poster presentation send your abstract no later than 15th of March to eva.haxton@medsci.uu.se and tanja.strand@sva.se.

For further information, contact Eva Haxton (eva.haxton@medsci.uu.se) or Tanja Strand (tanja.strand@sva.se).


Best regards,

Josef Järhult, Chairman of One Health Sweden


Time: 2020-04-21 - 2020-04-22
City: Uppsala
Location: Sal IV, Universitetshuset (Uppsala University), Biskopsgatan 3
Organiser: One Health Sweden
Last signup date: 15 March 2020
Price: 1000 SEK
Additional info:

Flyer for the One Health Sweden Scientific meeting 2020 (pdf).

Registration and cost

1000 SEK. This includes the meeting, lunch first day, coffee and a three-course dinner.

Please pay before 31st of March. No invoices will be sent out. Conference delegates are asked to pay the conference cost of 1000 SEK to SLU, Bg 5050-7920. Write your name/names and the following numbers: 3162, 8800101, 58800266 in the message field of the payment.


One Health Sweden, ohs@slu.se.


Preliminary Program 20200205

Download the program as a pdf-file.

Tuesday 21 April 2020

    • 11:00 – 12:00 Registration and lunch
    • 12:00 – 12:10 Welcome – by representative from One Health Sweden
    • 12:10 – 14:20 Session 1 “The positive effects of animals on human health”. 
      • Ann Edner, MD, Uppsala Academic hospital. Hospital dogs in health care
      • Jessica Kennedy-Barlaup, vice chair 4H-farm Norway. Breathing space or a life change? The contact with animals affects something in us.
      • Agnes Wold, Professor, MD, Sahlgrenska Academ. Animals in health care in relation to allergy
      • Panel discussion chaired by Karin Artursson, One Health Sweden.
    •  14:20 – 15:20 Coffee and posters
    • 15:20 – 16.50 Session 2 “Real and experienced risks – how dangerous is Nature really?”
      • Martin Mickelsson, Doctoral candidate, Department of Education/SWEDESD, Uppsala University. The enemy amongst us? Fear and frankness in antibiotic resistance education
      • Erik Gómez-Baggethun, Professor of Environmental Governance, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Revealing nature's contributions to human health and well-being     
      • Panel discussion chaired by Lotta Berg, One Health Sweden.
    • 17.30  Welcome to Kalmar Student Nation, Svartmannagatan 3. Only two blocks away.
    • 18.00 Three course dinner at Kalmar Student Nation

Wednesday 22 April 2020

  • 8:30 – 10:00 Session 3  ”Under the One Health-Umbrella”
    • Meggan Craft, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota. Understanding the spread of diseases within animal populations
    • Gregory Gray, Professor, Duke University. Will One Health Become a Professional Subspecialty?  International Trends in One Health Research and Education
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Coffee and posters
  • 10:30 – 11:45 Continuation ”Under the One Health-Umbrella”
    • Five selected speakers who have applied and been selected for talks.
  • 11:45 – 12:00 Summary by new chair of One Health Sweden