Welcome to the Nordic Section of the Wildlife Disease Association

Nordic Section Announcements:

The next biannual NWDA meeting will be held in digital form, September 15 and 16 (afternoons) 2021.

Due to the ongoing pandemic and the digital format, the 2021 meeting hosted by Sweden will be restricted to a general assembly on the afternoon of the 15th and short annual reports by country representatives on the afternoon of the 16th. There will be no customary scientific program, but we take the opportunity to promote the upcoming Nordic Congress of Wildlife Research 20-23 April 2022, in Uppsala that will be co-hosted by the NWDA.

The NWDA meeting will be conducted via Teams. Exact times and links will follow. Registration is by e-mail, send your name, institution, address and e-mail to henrik.uhlhorn@sva.se 

The meeting is open to NWDA members and there is no registration fee.

Please, register by August 20, 2021.

Recent highlights from the Nordic Section:

During the past few years, the Nordic section has increased from 30 to over 50 members. Our next biennial meeting will take place, as is tradition, on an island.

The 25th NWDA meeting will be a joint congress with the Nordic Board for Wildlife Research.  The Congress will take place in Uppsala, Sweden 21-25 March 2022 For more information, see https://www.nkv2022.se/.  

Updates on wildlife disease issues and other news in the Nordic region can be found in WDA and EWDA newsletters.

NWDA Council (2019-2021):
Marja Isomursu, Finland, Chair Marja.isomursu@ruokavirasto.fi
Henrik Uhlhorn, Sweden, Treasurer Henrik.uhlhorn@sva.se
Mette Sif Hansen, Denmark, Secretary msha@sund.ku.dk
Anne Sofie Hammer, Denmark hammer@sund.ku.dk
Antti Oksanen, Finland antti.oksanen@ruokavirasto.fi
Caroline Bröjer, Sweden caroline.brojer@sva.se
Jørn Våge, Norway jorn.vage@vetinst.no
Bjørnar Ytrehus, Norway bjornar.ytrehus@nina.no

NWDA representative in WDA International committee (2019-2021):
Aleksija Neimane, Sweden aleksija.neimane@sva.se