iCOMOS - International Conference on One Medicine One Science

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Time Program Location
15.00 - 18.00 Registration

Monday, February 11, 2019

Time Program Location
07.30 Registration Open Convention Lobby
08.30 - 08.40 Conference Welcome
Niwes Nantachit, President of Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Eric W. Kaler, President of University of Minnesota, United States
Chiang Mai 1
08.40 - 09.00 Opening Statement
Srirama Rao, Chair of the International Conference on One Medicine One Science
Chiang Mai 1
09.00 - 10.00 Keynote Speech, Sufficiency Economy toward One Health; Human-Animal-Environment
M.L.Panadda Diskul, Assistant Minister to His Excellency the Prime Minister of Thailand
Chiang Mai 1
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee Break and Networking Convention Foyer
10.30 - 12.00 Plenary Presentation

Session 1: Strengthening Capacities for Surveillance, Response and Control of Infectious Diseases in developing countries


The Power of One Health: Innovating an End to Pandemics
Mark Smolinski, Ending Pandemics, United States

Malaria Outbreaks related to Climate Variability in East Africa
Noboru Minakawa, School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nagasaki University, Japan

GHSA/IHR as platforms to strengthen national One Health capacity
Khanchit Limpakarnjanarat, GHSA Coordinating Office, Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), Thailand
Chiang Mai 1
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch Convention Lobby
13.00 - 14.30 Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion 1: Interface of Human, Animal and Environmental Health: how to move it more effective

One Health and Natural Focality Movements toward the Interface between Animals, People, and Environment.
Michael Kosoy, KB One Health LLS, Global Health Asia Institute, Bangkok, Thailand

Asian Zoonotic Schistosomiasis in the Philippines
Shin-Ichiro Kawazu, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan

Emergence of Ebola virus in humans : a representative model of animal-human-environment interface
Eric Leroy, International Centre for Medical Research, Institute of Research and Development (IRD), France

Ending Rabies in Thailand: Will it be Mission Possible?
Anupong Sujariyakul, Senior Expert in Preventive Medicine, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Chiang Mai 1
14.30 - 15.30 Poster Session 1 with Coffee break and Networking Convention Foyer
15.30 - 17.30 Panel Discussion 2
Fostering Interdisciplinary Approaches towards Sustainable Food System

- Speaker by The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Chiang Mai 1
15.30 - 17.30 Oral Presentation 1 (selected presentations)
- Contribution to Building Sustainable Surveillance Systems

Oral Presentation 2 (selected presentations)
- The Public Health Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance and Food Safety
Chiang Mai 1


Chiang Mai 3
18.00 - 21.00 Reception Dinner Imperial Ballroom

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Time Program Location
08.00 Registration Open Convention Lobby
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary Presentation

Session 2: The Thai Cave Rescue: What we learned for effective health management and Crisis Communications


Incidence Command System in Emergency System in Emergency Operation Centre during Cave Rescue: How to make it effective
Chaiwetch Thanapaisal, Director of the Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital, Thailand

EID Response from the Cave : Lesson Learnt and Way Forward
Rome Buathongi, Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

Crisis communication: how to make it effective
Suthichai Yoon, Senior Journalist
Chiang Mai 1
10.00 - 10.15 Coffee Break and Networking Convention Foyer
10.15 - 12.00 Plenary Presentation

Session 3: Ecosystem and environmental health to community development: Scientific Challenge and Policy Implications


Environmental Health: Human Health as a Critical Component of One Health
William Suk, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), United States

Early warning system based on climate change
Noboru Minakawa, School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nagasaki University, Japan

Working and Living: The Environment and One Health
Bruce Alexander, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, United States
Chiang Mai 1
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch Convention Lobby
13.00 - 14.30 Panel Discussion 3 :
: Impacts of Pollution on Health, Environment and Economy

The environment and child/next generation’s health
Shoji Nakayama, Center for Health and Environmental Risk Research, National Institute of Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan

Evaluating Health Outcomes Related to Prenatal Chemical Exposures
Dana B. Barr, Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, United States

Air Pollution in Northern Thailand: Biomass Burning Emission and Health Risk Assessment
Somporn Chantara, Head of Environmental Science Research Center (ESRC), Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai 1
14.30 - 15.30 Poster Session 2 with Coffee break and Networking Convention Foyer
15.30 - 17.00 Oral Presentation 3– Environment and Climate Change (selected presentations)

Oral Presentation 4– Global One Health Initiative and Infectious Diseases (selected presentations)
Chiang Mai 1

Chiang Mai 3
13.00 - 17.00 Concurrent Interactive Sessions 1
: New Interventions against Infectious Disease
by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), United States
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Chiang Mai 2
17.00 Free time (on your own)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Time Program Location
08.00 Registration Open Convention Lobby
08.30 - 10.00 Plenary Presentation

Session 4: Food Safety Perspectives in the 21st Century: Policy Development and Implementation


Hisao Kurazono, Obihiro University of. Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan

FAO Representative
Chiang Mai 1
10.30 - 10.45 Coffee Break and Networking Convention Foyer
10.45 - 12.15 Panel Discussion 4 :
Climate change and disaster management for prevention and control infectious diseases

Empowering Vital Research to Address Disasters and Emerging Threats
Aubrey Miller, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), United States

Heat early warning systems and other predictive models
Juli Trtanj, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), United States

Disaster Management: Experiences in South East Asia
Pornpitak Panlar, Division of Disease Control in Emergency Situation, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Chiang Mai 1
12.15 - 13.15 Lunch Convention Lobby
13.15 - 14.45 Panel Discussion 5: Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics in Human, Animal, and Agriculture: The major link to AMR and Environmental Impact in 21st Century

Global Antimicrobial Stewardship Efforts
Jeff Bender, USAID One Health Workforce Project and School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, United States

Reducing antimicrobial use in livestock - will it reduce antimicrobial resistance? The German experience
Bernd-Alois Tenhagen, The Group for Epidemiology, Zoonoses and Antimicrobial Resistance, Department of Biological Safety, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, BfR, Berlin, Germany

Collateral Damage of Antibiotic Use on Emergence of AMR: Lessons learned from Thailand
Visanu Thamlikitkul, WHO Collaborating Centre for AMR Prevention and Containment and Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand

Reducing Antimicrobial Selective Pressure: A Common Goal
Dennis Dixon, Chief of the Bacteriology and Mycology Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), United States
Chiang Mai 1
14.45 - 15.00 Coffee break and Networking Convention Foyer
15.00 - 16.45 Panel Discussion 6 : Migrant and Minority Health: Someone Still Left Behind

William Stauffer, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, Medical School, University of Minnesota, United States

Patricia Walker, HealthPartners Center for International Health, Medical School, University of Minnesota, United States

Sarah Hofmann, Population Health and Systems Cooperative unit, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, United States

Improve Migrant Health Accessibility through Sustainable Complementary Migrant Health Funds
Nyunt Naing Thein, Manager in M-Fund (Migrant Health Insurance Project), Myanmar
Chiang Mai 1
13.15 - 17.00 Concurrent Interactive Sessions 2
: Disaster Research Response: Critical Capacities in One Science, One Medicine
by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), United States
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Chiang Mai 2
16.45 Free time (on your own)

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Time Program Location
08.00 Registration Open Convention Lobby
08.30 - 09.15 Plenary Presentation

Session 5: Infectious Diseases: World without Borders: Boosting your Immunity


Infectious Diseases: World without Borders: Boosting your Immunity
Dennis Carroll, Director, Emerging Threats Program, Bureau for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development, United States
Chiang Mai 1
9.15 - 10.00 Plenary Presentation

Session 6: Workforce Migration, Mobility, and Sustainability: Ensuring a competent workforce within and beyond borders


Global Migration and Mobility: Ensuring Competent and Sustainable Workforce
Franklin Shaffer, Chief Executive Officer, Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) International USA
Chiang Mai 1
10.00 - 10.15 Coffee Break and Networking Convention Foyer
10.15 - 11.45 Panel Discussion 7:

Global One Health Initiative: Challenges and Opportunities for Tackling Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries


One Health capacity building in Southeast Asia
Le Thi Houng, Chairperson of South East Asia One Health University Network (SEAOHUN) and Dean of the Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam

William Bazeyo, Chairperson of One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) and Dean of School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda

Ronello Abilla, OIE Sub-Regional Representation for Southeast Asia
Chiang Mai 1
10.15 - 11.45 Panel Discussion 8: Climate change and Mental Health Effects

Climate change, mental health and wellbeing
Helen L Berry, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney School of Medicine, Australia

Mental health system in Thailand : current situation and new challenges
Phunnapa Kittiratanapaiboon, Director, Bureau of Mental Health Service Administration, Department of Mental Health, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

Mental health professions coping with changing climate in Taiwan
Duujian Tsai, Professor and Director of Institute of Humanity in Medicine, Taipei Medical University
Chiang Mai 2
11.45 - 12.00 Overview of the next iCOMOS 2020/2021 Convention Hall 1
12.00 - 12.30 Conference Conclusion and Closing Remarks Chiang Mai 1
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch Convention Lobby
13.30 - 16.30 Concurrent Interactive Sessions 3
:Climate Action and Mental Health Education
By Mental Health Research Cluster, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
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Chiang Mai 1