Inaugural lecture: Foodborne Infections and Outbreaks - in Denmark and beyond

Steen Ethelberg
Steen Ethelberg

Global Health Section and Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, invites all interested to the inaugural lecture by Steen Ethelberg, Professor in Infectious Disease Epidemiology with special focus on surveillance, outbreaks and disease burden:

Foodborne Infections and Outbreaks – in Denmark and beyond

Steen Ethelberg

Diarrheal diseases transmitted via food still pose a major public health problem in both low and high income countries. I’ll tell the public health story of a few important foodborne bacterial infections, Salmonella, Campylobacter and Listeria, with a focus on their epidemiology, major outbreaks and recent progress in managing the infections in Denmark.

Programme:

  • Welcome and introduction by Head of Department Steffen Loft, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
  • Inaugural lecture by Steen Ethelberg
  • Reception outside the lecture room

See campus map here - Building 35 is accessed easiest from Gammeltoftsgade 13

For pratical reasons we encourage people to register.