International scholars discuss pressing issues of zoonotic infectionSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Participants of the international conference, ‘Pressing issues of zoonotic infection’, came to the agreement to conduct detailed surveillance near the border, giving more significance to continuing to do joint research.
At the 23rd conference being organized by the National Center for Zoonotic Diseases on May 29, scholars and researchers of Mongolia, China and Kazakhstan made 12 presentations on common diseases in Mongolia, such as marmot plague and avian influenza.
Defining partnership directions in resolving pressing issues in the prevention of zoonotic infections, experts noted the importance of improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare and defining further measures to be taken on the national and regional level.
The conference was attended by over 100 scholars and researchers of domestic professional organizations, such as the National Center for Zoonotic Diseases, centers for zoonotic disease studies of aimags and the capital, Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences, Mongolian University of Life Sciences, as well as from research institutions of China, Russia, Germany and Kazakhstan.