The Molecular & Environmental Toxicology Center, along with Project 1808,Inc has organized the Africa & The Environment Symposium 2015: Emerging and Contemporary Issues of the Environment Beyond Ebola which will take place Thursday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at WID.
The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been unprecedented in magnitude,and linked to changes in animal-human environmental interactions in the region. Critical to the Post-Ebola recovery and sustaining health is attention to the role the environment plays in Africa and its impacts on contemporary issues from a diverse perspective. This symposium will draw upon research and shared experiences of UW-Madison faculty, staff, and students. The objective will be that presentations and discussions will spark interdiscipinary collaborations on the issue of environment in Africa.
The event will feature lectures, a poster fair, and discussions designed to spark and facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations on the issue of environment in Africa. For more information, click here.