Share with us the highlights from our amazing event marking the end of the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium. For two days leading experts from different fields, including policymakers, practitioners and academics, discussed ‘healthy ecosystems, healthy people’.
"Terrific", "positive and collaborative" and "a brilliant meeting of minds" is how three delegates summed it up. Now see what you think ...
- Professor Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust, kicked off proceedings with an opening keynote. "If we make the right choices, make the right connections, we can change the course of history," he said.
- Sitting in the front row, four key players in the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium, were rapt. From left to right (below), Professor James Wood, Professor Andrew Cunningham, Professor Ian Scoones and Professor Melissa Leach.
- The first panel comprised presentations from the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa case studies: Rift Valley fever in Kenya, trypanosomiasis in Zambia and Zimbabwe, Lassa fever in Sierra Leone and henipavirus infection in Ghana.