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Understanding and Managing the Changing Risks of Tick-Borne Diseases in the UK: The OPTICK and TickSolve Projects

04 Jul 2024
Large Animal Stream

Key Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with how tick-borne disease burdens are changing in the UK - key drivers, risk factors and impacts.
  • Understand the One Health approach and how ecology, social science, modelling and epidemiology are being combined to understand impacts of livestock tick-borne diseases and develop new solutions (within the OPTICK project).
  • Understand the role of farmer, vet and land manager perceptions and priorities in tick-borne disease management, highlight opportunities to engage with the OPTICK and TICKSOLVE projects.
Beth Purse - Optick
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