One Health Webinar Series: Prion Diseases

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One Health Webinar Series: Prion Diseases

December 7, 2022, 1:00 PM Mountain Time

The Native American Fish & Wildlife Society (NAFWS) presents a new One Health Webinar Series hosted by Tolani Francisco, DVM. One Health is a collaborative approach to achieving optimal health outcomes that recognizes the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health.  Join us to learn of the potential impacts to you, your tribe and receive updates for your region.

The first webinar in the series will focus on Prion Diseases. This rare group of fatal brain diseases caused by infectious prion protein that cause spongelike holes in brain tissue and effects both animals & humans. These disease are not curable although clinical signs can be treated. Types of prion disease include:

  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE OR “mad cow disease”) in cattle
  • Creutzfeldt- Jakob Disease (CJD) and variant CJD in humans,
  • Scrapie in sheep, and
  • Chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer, elk, moose, or reindeer.

One Health Webinar Series Schedule
Webinars will take place on the first Wednesday every other month at 1:00PM Mountain Time.

  • December 7, 2022 – Prion Diseases
  • February 1, 2023 – More Than Marijuana
  • April 5, 2023 – Invasive Species and the Diseases They Bring
  • June 7, 2023 – Avian Health
  • August 2, 2023 – Rabies
  • October 4, 2023 – Let’s Talk About Poop

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Event Details

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Date: December 07, 2022

Start time: 01:00 p.m. MST

End time: 02:00 p.m. MST

Venue: Zoom meeting


In Recognition of Their Support

Native American Fish and Wildlife Society would like to thank those organizations that provided us with support over the years. With them we grew an effective national communications network for the exchange of information and management techniques related to self-determined tribal fish and wildlife management.

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