To raise awareness nationally of the public health priority relating to ticks and Lyme disease in the Outer Hebrides and to explore possible interventions and next steps.
Target audience: This event will be of particular interest to a wide range of practitioners who have involvement in the public health aspects of ticks and Lyme disease including public health professionals, land management staff, animal health colleagues, environmental health professionals and clinicians.
Certificates of attendance will be available for CPD purposes.
A two-day conference from the Royal Society for Public Health and Institute of Cruise Ship Medicine
This conference brings together experts in their field to share with delegates the current thinking on pathogens of most potential risk, essential updates on the legislation and guidance, the threat of Norovirus and influenza, risk assessments, the legal consequences, current case studies, water safety hazards, systems and procedures and the views of the travel industry, with the aim to promote an enjoyable, healthy and stress-free experience for the traveller.
The choice of this theme is very relevant as on 6th March 2017 Margaret Chan, Director General WHO launched a worldwide campaign to tackle air pollution as the ‘major public health issue of our generation’.
WHO states that poor quality air affects more than 80% of the world’s population.