Conference Symposium

WDA-AME Wildlife Disease Symposium, 6-8 December, 2017

Wildlife Disease Association (WDA)-Africa Middle East (AME) Section has organized a WDA-AME Wildlife Disease Symposium as part of the 11th Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) Scientific Conference that will be held at the Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC) in Arusha, Tanzania from 6-8 December 2017.

TAWIRI conference will be held under the theme: “People, Livestock and Climate change: Challenges for sustainable biodiversity conservation”.  The special WDA-AME Wildlife Symposium will be under the sub-theme: “Wildlife Diseases and Ecosystem Health”.

WDA-AME Wildlife Disease Symposium is entitled: “The role of Wildlife Health Professionals and the increasing trend of emerging and re-emerging diseases at wildlife-livestock-human interface”.

The objectives of the symposium include:

  1. To mobilize wildlife health professionals to proactively engage in investigation and outbreak responses of infectious diseases of wildlife origin
  2. To equip wildlife health professionals with current knowledge and status of infectious diseases
  3. To update wildlife health professionals with advances in one health approaches to disease investigation and outbreak responses

Hence, we call for abstracts following the guidelines published for TAWIRI conference by following the link below for details:

Abstracts for the WDA-AME Wildlife  Disease Symposium should be submitted to  for special handling and submission by the section. The abstract should be submitted together with the filled registration form through this link (Registration Form)

Thank you


Dr. Lawrence Mugisha

WDA-AME Wildlife Symposium