1st Somali One Health Conference

Prof. Dr. Rafael Felipe da Costa Vieira, DVM, MSc, PhD

Prof. Dr. Rafael Vieira is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology of Vector-Borne Diseases and One Health in the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Brazil, Research Leader of the Vector-Borne Diseases Laboratory (VBDL – UFPR) and Affiliate of the Global One Health initiative (GOHi) at the Ohio State University, USA. Dr. Vieira’s research interests focus on Infectious Diseases with emphasis on Vector-Borne and Transboundary Zoonotic Diseases, and Global Health. Dr. Vieira also focuses on the molecular detection and characterization of hemotropic Mycoplasma species and the evaluation and validation of diagnostic tests for zoonotic infectious diseases.

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