Conference: “Combatting zoonoses and adressing AMR on the Planet with a One Health Approach”

A conference organized by Federation of European Academies of Medicine on the theme “Combatting zoonoses and adressing AMR on the Planet with a One Health Approach” will take place on June 23.

Combatting zoonoses and adressing AMR on the Planet with a One Health Approach
23 June
09:00 – 16:00 (CET)
Register: here

This conference will bring together high-level global experts who will look at how to support the transdisciplinary development of approaches to One Health priorities. Experts will also share lessons from good practice across Europe on One Health preparedness and response capacity and, together with policymakers, discuss EU priorities in the global context and explore how the EU can help lead global action.


09:00 – 09:10 Welcome by the President of FEAM and of the French Academy of Medicine
Prof. Stefan Constantinescu
Prof. Patrice Tran Ba Huy

09:10 – 09:30 Key note lecture
Prof. Didier Houssin, President of the COVID-19 Committee of WHO and former Director General for Health in France

09:30 – 15:30 Round table discussions
Moderator: Dr. Olivier Mariotte, Journalist, Niles Consulting

Grand témoin: Prof. Jean-François Mattei (former French Health Minister; former President of ANM; Professor of Paediatric and Medical Genetics, CHU Marseille)

09:30 – 11:00 Round table: Zoonoses and Environmental factors

Chair: Dr. André Jestin, French Academy of Veterinary Sciences

  • Prof. Stephan de la Roque, WHO Technical Advisor, CIRAD Montpellier; French Academy of Veterinary Sciences (TBC)
  • Prof. Serge Morand, Biologist CIRAD Montpellier, Thaïland
  • Prof. Ann Lindberg, Director General of the National Veterinary Institute (SVA) in Uppsala, Sweden (TBC)
  • Prof. Branislava Belić, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Novi Sad; Serbian Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Prof. Suad Sulaiman, Executive Committee/ Treasurer & member of the Sudanese National Academy of Sciences (SNAS)

11:15 – 12:45 Round Table: Tackling antimicrobial resistance

Chair: Prof. Vincent Jarlier, Director of the Department of Bacteriology and Hygiene of the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris; French Academy of Medicine

  • Dr. Dominique L. Monnet, Head of Section Antimicrobial Resistance & Healthcare-Associated Infections, ECDC
  • Prof. Jean Christophe Giard, Head of research unit Dynamicure, Inserm U1311, Université de Caen, Normandie, France
  • Prof. Alison Holmes, Professor of Infectious Diseases and the Director of both the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Healthcare Associated Infections and AMR and the Centre for Antimicrobial Optimisation (CAMO), at Imperial College London; UK Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Prof. Gian Maria Rossolini, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Florence Piastra dei Servizi Clinical Microbiology and Virology Unit, Florence Careggi University Hospital; Italian Academy of Medicine
  • Prof. Helena Žemličková, Head of the National Reference Laboratory for Antibiotics, National Coordinator of European Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance (EARS-Net), Czech representative for AMR agenda at ECDC
  • Prof. Irina Magdalena Dumitru, Senior Specialist, Head of Clinic II adults, Clinical Infectious Diseases Hospital, Constanta, Romania

14:00 – 16:00 Round Table: How to combat them with a One Health approach

Chair: Dr. Monique Eloit, General Director of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

  • Dr. Yodi Mahendradhata, Vice Dean for Research and Development, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Prof. Véronique Trillet-Lenoir MEP
  • France Asso Santé representative (TBC)

16 :00 – 16 :15 Conclusions and next steps

Dr. Olivier Mariotte

Prof. Stefan Constantinescu

16:15 – 17:15 Press conference and coffee

Virginie Gustin (French Academy of Medicine) and Rúben Castro (FEAM)

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