Envisioning the future for an Early Warning System (EWS) for sand fly-borne diseases in Europe: Foresight stakeholder workshop 

The CLIMOS project is excited to wrap up the recent foresight stakeholder workshop titled “Envisioning the Future for an Early Warning System (EWS) for Sand Fly-borne Diseases in Europe.” This significant event, held at the Helmholtz Association in Berlin, was coordinated by the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Trilateral Research. 

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Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT) Open day

Universidade Nova de Lisboa Open Day provides an excellent opportunity for participants to engage with the institution’s activities and connect with dedicated teachers and researchers shaping the future of science. The CLIMOS project was proud to be part of this event, showcasing its contributions to scientific progress and its commitment to addressing pressing global health challenges.

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The Mediterranean Basin: From a biodiversity hotspot to a climate change hotspot

The Mediterranean Basin, which began to form with the northward movement of the African Plate during the Cretaceous Period and was shaped by complex paleogeographic events, is one of the biodiversity hotspots on Earth. Hosting 22 different ecological regions, the biodiversity in the Mediterranean Basin has emerged as a result of the interaction of region-specific geomorphological, climatic, and tectonic factors.

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An interview with CLIMOS Project Coordinator

I was inspired to take on the role of CLIMOS coordinator as it will allow me together with the other 28 partners to develop innovative solutions that have tangible impacts on public and animal health following a One Health approach. This project not only aligns with my academic background but also represents a significant step towards enhancing preparedness and mitigating the spread of sand fly-borne diseases in a changing world.
Sand flies are tiny, hairy-winged insects that belong to the Phlebotominae subfamily. They can be found in warm and tropical climates worldwide.

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