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Experts converge in Darwin for One Health conference

15 Sep 2014 - News
Experts from around the world will gather in Darwin next week to discuss the “One Health” approach to animal health, welfare and management in Indigenous communities. This is the 10th annual conference run by Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC), and will focus on One Health – Indigenous Community Animal Management...

10th Anniversary AMRRIC Conference 2014

3 Sep 2014 - News
One Health - Indigenous Community Animal Management Dates: 23-25 September 2014Venue: Darwin, DoubleTree HiltonLIMITED TIME ONLY! Special 2 for 1 Registration deal! Select 2 tickets and use "SPECIAL" as the promotion code to access the discount. Join us in September 2014 at the 10th Anniversary AMRRIC Conference. We invite you to be a part of...

2014 Conference Program

3 Sep 2014 - News
See Conference Speakers See Conference Sponsors See About Conference 2014 Download the AMRRIC 2014 Conference Program Monday 22 September 2014 4.30 pm -7.30 pm    Registrations & exhibition open - Arafura Ballroom Foyer 6.00 pm -7.00 pm    AMRRIC AGM - Territory Room Day 1 - Tuesday 23 September 2014 - Grand Ballroom 7.00 am - 5.30 pm  S1 ...

Creating connections across the community in dog dreaming country

2 Sep 2014 - News, Education program news
During May, AMRRIC and Indigenous Communities Volunteers (ICV) partnered on a project which saw volunteer educator Brooke Connor visit Ali Currung in the Barkly Shire.  Brooke tells her story of volunteering in the remote desert community here.  Wow! What an amazing two weeks volunteering with AMRRIC and Indigenous Communities Volunteers (ICV) in...

AMW Capacity Building

2 Sep 2014 - News, Animal management worker program
Last month, six AMRRIC trained Indigenous Animal Management Workers (AMWs) from East Arnhem and Barkly travelled to Sydney with the AMRRIC team to undertake additional training in humane and safe dog handling provided probono by the International Dog Academy. To increase the exposure and experience of the AMWs from the NT, the visit also included...

Bites, Bowels and Bugs

1 Sep 2014 - News
Bites, Bowels and Bugs: do our canine companions make us sick? Professor Debbie Marriott, Senior specialist at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney Dogs and humans have been companions for tens of thousands of years, often living in close proximity and usually in perfect harmony. Occasionally the microbial flora of one species can pass to the other,...

One Health – not just zoonosis!

1 Sep 2014 - News
One Health: It’s not just about zoonotic diseases!Professor Rick Speare - James Cook University One Health is a collaborative and multidisciplinary effort at local, national and global levels to guarantee an optimal healthy status for humans, animals and the environment. Zoonotic diseases are a very important component of One Health, but the...

Non-surgical desexing

1 Sep 2014 - News
Non-surgical options for canine population control – What’s available and what’s on the horizon? Cyril Perumamthadathil, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Charles Sturt University Approximately 75% of the world’s dog population is stray or feral. These animals can be responsible for nuisance behaviour, predation and ecological threats, in...

Rabies Control

1 Sep 2014 - News
One Health Approach in Rabies Control: A Key to Success Dr Ganga de Silva - External Liaison Officer for Blue Paw Trust, Sri LankaRabies is a zoonotic disease that transmits to people mainly from dogs. Minimizing spread at different levels using One Health approach helps control disease. The Humane Dog Population and Rabies Management Project,...

Humane Animal Management

1 Sep 2014 - News
The Role of Animal Welfare in One Health Kate Nattrass Atema Program Director, Companion Animals, International Fund for Animal Welfare  The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans and animals are inextricably linked, and has generated momentum for doctors, veterinarians and public health professionals to work together toward...


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