Rita Velez

Rita graduated in Veterinary Medicine by the University of Évora (Portugal) and obtained an MSc degree in Biodiversity and Conservation at the University of Leeds (UK).

She worked in small animal practice and lectured in animal health related courses in Portugal and East Timor. Her main research interests include parasitology, zoonosis and vector-borne diseases. At IS Global, she will study the effectiveness of a vaccine against canine leishmaniasis in an endemic area in Spain.


Project

2.7 Evaluation of canine leishmaniasis vaccine under field conditions in Spain

Charles University in Prague (CUNI), - Clínica Veterinaria CANIS, Girona, Spain - Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Barcelona, Spain - Universitat de Barcelona (UB), Barcelona, Spain