JOHNE’S DISEASE WORKSHOP
21st September, 2010, The University of Sydney, Camden
From 20th – 22nd September the group hosted a visit from Dr Yasuyuki Mori, Dr Eiichi Momotani and Dr Satoko Kawaji of the National Institute of Animal Health in Japan (pictured – on a tour of the Botannic Gardens).
A Workshop about Johne’s Disease was organized around their visit and held on 21st September with 45 attendees including representatives from Animal Health Australia, Federal Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, AusVet Animal Health Services, Cattle Council of Australia, Dairy Australia, Livestock Health & Pest Authority, NSW Department of Industry and Investment, Sheepmeat Council of Australia, and, WoolProducers Australia.
The Workshop aimed to foster science-based collaboration on paratuberculosis between NIAH Japan and the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney and to provide an opportunity for informal discussion with leading paratuberculosis researchers from Japan.