Welcome to Episode #6 of Contain This, brought to you by the Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security and hosted by Adam Craig.
Today on the show we have Dr. Rob Grenfell and Debbie Eagles. Rob is the Director of Health and Biosecurity at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia’s National Science Agency, or the CSIRO as it’s known. Rob is a qualified public health physician and GP, with almost 30 years’ experience working across health in the public and private sectors. Debbie is the Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness within the CSIRO and located in Geelong, Victoria.
The Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security works closely with CSIRO to build capacity in our region. The study of zoonotic diseases has been thrown into the spotlight since the outbreak of COVID-19. In this episode, we discuss why that is.
In this episode we also feature a brief discussion with Andy Yombo, a CSIRO counterpart in Port Moresby working on the African Swine Fever outbreak in PNG.
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Contain This Team