Head of the One Health Team in the department in charge of IHR, in the Health Emergency program of WHO
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Stéphane de La Rocque, is graduated from the veterinary school of Lyon and has over 25 years of experience in the field of disease ecology, early warning and response to outbreaks, with a specific expertise on animal and zoonotic vector borne diseases. After 15 years as scientist, he joined FAO during the wave of Avian Influenza then was contracted by OIE and seconded to WHO to support the preparedness of countries for outbreaks of zoonotic diseases and the contribution of the veterinary services in the IHR (International Health Regulations) in particular. He is now the head of the One Health Team in the department in charge of IHR, in the Health Emergency program of WHO.