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Fourth annual CARe meeting

News: Jun 05, 2019

The fourth annual CARe meeting was held June 3th - 4th on the island of Hisingen. Approximately 60 CARe scientists participated during the theme-based sessions.


Our director, Joakim Larsson, welcomed us and opened the meeting.












 Joakim Larsson


On the first day, scientists from the themes Therapeutics, Environment and Transmission presented their work.








Rosmarie Friemann (left), Catarina Bourgard (top right) and Sonali Chavan (right) presented their research in the Therapeutics session.









Thomas Backhaus (top right), Maria-Elisabeth Böhm (right) and Johan Bengtsson-Palme (left) presented their research in the Environment session.









Anne Farewell (left), Marta Tous Mohedano (right) and Anna Lindblom (top right) presented their research in the Transmission session.


Keynote speaker the first day was Jasper Littman, Director of the Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance in Oslo.

Jasper Littmann






Day two we all enjoyed talks from researchers from the themes Surveillance, Diagnostics and Interventions.








Anna Johnning (right), Roger Karlsson(top left), Erika Tång Hallbäck (left) and Carl-Fredrik Flach (top right) presented their research in the joint Diagnostics/Surveillance session.









Adam Shehata (top right), Elina Lampi (left) and Erik Malmqvist (right) presented their research in the Intervention session.

Keynote speaker the second day was Professor Ramanan Laxminarayan, Director of Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) USA .

Ramanan Laxminarayan


Before the concluding lunch a panel discussion took place.


(from left) Adam Shehata, Peter Ulleryd, Jasper Littmann, Christian Munthe and Ramanan Laxminarayan vented their thoughts around what role CARe could play in the future. Strengths, possibilities, responsibilities and values were among the issues that were discussed. J. Larsson led the discussion.


All in all it was a great meeting.

The venue was nice,

the food was good and

new collaborations were established.


CARe Management and the Steering Committee thank all the participants for making the event so successful.









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