The "Research Priority Focus VPH-Herd health management“ organizes a VPHI-Webinar with presentations on various topics in order to stimulate the scientific exchange between actors in veterinary public health. Within this VPHI-Webinar, topics from the fields of epidemiology, animal diseases, zoonoses, animal welfare and biostatistics as well as other issues related to VPH are presented.

The VPHI-Webinars are commonly held on Tuesdays from 14:00 - 15:00 (CET) online using Zoom or MS Teams platforms.
Everyone interested is welcome to attend. Registration is not required.

The next talk is announced under News.  
You can find the recording of the webinars here.

All members of the Vetsuisse Faculty domain will automatically receive an email informing them of VPHI Webinars. External parties can sign into our VPHI seminar mailing list to be informed by e-mail about the current events of the VPHI webinar.

We are happy to answer questions and receive feedback on past events and recommendations for possible future topics (Email).

The organisers,
Luis Pedro Carmo
Brian Friker


Date Time (CET)
Title / Topic
Affiliation Speaker info
12 Jan
Valuing health information? A call for Interdisciplinarity and system thinking Nicolas Antoine-Moussiaux
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège, Belgium Link  Recording
26 Jan
OIE AMU and AMR related recent activities
Jorge Pinto Ferreira Deputy Head, Antimicrobial Resistance and Veterinary Products Department, OIE, France
11 Feb
The role of systems modeling and participatory processes in animal health analyses Karl Rich
International Livestock Research Institute, Dakar, Senegal
Link Recording
09 Mar
Bayesian latent class models to estimate diagnostic test accuracies of COVID‐19 tests Sonja Hartnack Section of Epidemiology, University of Zurich

17 Mar
Compartimentalisation as a tool for improved resilience to African Swine fever introduction

Céline Faverjon

Anne Meyer




23 Mar


SVEPM conference - VPHI webinar cancelled





06 Apr
14:00 Global Burden of Animal Diseases Jonathan Rushton Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom Link Recording
20 Apr 09:00 From One Health science to One Health policies Dirk Pfeiffer
Director of the Centre for Applied One Health Research and Policy Advice (OHRP), Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, City University of Hong Kong
Link Webinar
04 May 14:00 Antimicrobial use and resistance: From science to policy
Katharina Stärk
Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office, Switzerland Link Webinar
18 May 14:00 Use of data in support of young stock rearing in dairy herds Inge Santman-Berends GD Animal Health, The Netherlands
Link Webinar
01 June 14:00

Highly pathogenic avian influenza transmission, surveillance and control in France: what have we learnt from two devastating epidemics?

Timothée Vergne INRAE, National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France
Link coming soon
15 June 14:00
Collaborative projects between NGOs and epidemiological researchers preparing networks and capacities for control of zoonotic diseases in rural Bolivian Amazon communities
Liza Rosenbaum Nielsen
Animal Welfare and Disease Control, Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen Link coming soon
29 June
One Health research - Hong Kong style
Ioannis Magouras
Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, City University of Hong Kong

coming soon