Content tagged with 'Health'

Global health is under serious threat from interlinked issues of access to nutrition, food quality and safety, aging populations and climate change. As a result, this project has identified "Health" as one of the societal challenges it would like to tackle. Under this page we collect news, events, documents and links relevant to this topic.

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Policy Note from the European-Southeast Asian Experts One Health in Action Workshop

One Health has gained much more attention due to the rise of zoonotic disease epidemics crossing from animal to human such as SARS, avian influenza, and Nipah virus. With 70% of emerging diseases being of animal origin, this has become a crucial issue, especially for Southeast Asia due to the increasingly high urbanization rate and dramatic expansion of intensified livestock production.

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International Expert Workshop on "Towards Urban Water Security in Southeast Asia: Managing Risk of Extreme Events"

Southeast Asia is steadily urbanizing. Growing urbanization brings number of challenges, which are all threatening urban and water security by imposing significant strains on urban and water systems and other resources. Ongoing variability and change in climate, corresponding increase in magnitude and frequency of extreme events, and associated governance challenges are contributing to urban water insecurity in many ways, and therefore have implications for urban sustainability.

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STI Days 2015 Presentations published!

The STI Days 2015 held in Paris from March 17-19 were a great success! We have now published all presentations of the speakers on our STI Days webpage for public access.

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SEA-EU-NET brochure: Health

In this brochure the thematic area of "Health" within the SEA-EU-NET project is presented. Historically, Southeast Asia with European countries has been long and fruitful, starting from beri-beri research in Indonesia in the 1880s, to The Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit opened in 1979 and the well established presence of Insitute Pasteur.

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SEA-EU-NET infographic: ASEAN research and ASEAN-EU research co-operation
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SEA-EU-NET infographic: ASEAN research and ASEAN-EU research co-operation

This poster is a result of the analysis work in the SEA-EU-NET 2 project that supports ASEAN-EU co-operation in science, technology and innovation and related policy dialogue. It presents evidence of bibliometric analyses, depicting ASEAN research ouput and ASEAN-EU research co-operation between 2004-2013, together with FP7 participation analyses.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological
development and demonstration under grant agreement no 311784.

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