Oceania One Health Day 2017 - One Health Commission

Oceania One Health Day 2017


National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Forum One Health

Location: Brisbane, Queensland

November 2-3, 2017

Organizer: Queensland Government

Scope: National Event (Country-wide)

Fee: AUD $50

Open to Public: Yes

Description: We are very excited to be able to offer a National Antimicrobial Resistance Forum to be held on Friday 3 November 2017 with workshops on Thursday 2 November at the Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE) Centre of the University of Queensland, Level 4, 20 Cornwall Street, Woolloongabba, Brisbane.

As part of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Forum, we will also be offering a series of workshops at the Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE) Centre of the University of Queensland. For more information about the workshops see the attached flyers. Spaces are limited for the workshop so register early.

On Thursday afternoon 2 November
• Antimicrobial Stewardship for Nurses
• Antimicrobial Stewardship in Specialist Settings
• Drug Development
• Veterinary Medicine
And on Saturday 4 November
• Practical Microbial Genomics

We hope that you will be able to join us in Brisbane in early November for the forum. More information about the forum and registration is available here https://cre-reduce.centre.uq.edu.au/event/438/australian-antimicrobial-resistance-forum.

Website: https://cre-reduce.centre.uq.edu.au/event/438/australian-antimicrobial-resistance-forum

Contact: Minyon.Avent@health.qld.gov.au


2017 Geelong World One Health Day - research bites!

Location: Geelong, Victoria

November 2, 2017

Organizer: CSIRO-Australian Animal Health Laboratory

Scope: Local Event

Fee: None

Open to Public: Yes

Description: The event will consist of a series of snappy presentations on current research projects in Geelong to protect people, animals and the environment from infectious diseases. Where: Geelong Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases (GCEID) Level 1, HERB Building 285-299 Ryrie Street


Contact: gceidadm@deakin.edu.au; wilna.vosloo@csiro.au or kim.halpin@csiro.au


One Health Approach to Global Health Security in Today’s Interconnected World

Location: Brisbane, Australia

November 2, 2017

Organizer: Griffith University

Scope: International Event 

Fee: None

Open to Public: Yes

Description: Griffith University is planning to organise the second annual One Health Day seminar titled “One Health Approach to Global Health Security in Today’s Interconnected World” in Nathan Campus, Brisbane, Australia on November 3, 2017. The purpose of the seminar is to facilitate a shared understanding of the transdisciplinary synergies and professional networking among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and advocates of One Health approach to address the growing threat to national, regional and global health security. The seminar will focus on three broad areas: Global Health Security, Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, and One Health Approach: Challenges and Opportunities. It is expected that 50-70 researchers, decision-makers, health professionals and experts will attend from Queensland and from several neighbouring countries in the Asia-Pacific Region.



Website: Register through goo.gl/urCo8u

Contact: noore.alam@griffithuni.edu.au


One Health Communication Tool student presentations

Location: Perth, Australia

November 3, 2017

Organizer: Murdoch University

Scope: Local Event 

Fee: None

Open to Public: Yes

Description: Undergraduate students enrolled in the One Health unit have created communication tools to increase awareness about a variety of One Health topics, including antimicrobial resistance, zoonotic diseases and ecotoxicology. On November 3rd, a conference style presentation session has been organised. Each student group will present their communication tool, who the target audience is, why they chose their particular tool and expected outcomes, for example increased awareness or reduction of the disease in the target group.

Website: For further information please email Mieghan.Bruce@murdoch.edu.au

Contact: Mieghan.Bruce@murdoch.edu.au


Sustainable Development Goals and One Health in the Tropics

Location: Townsville, Cairns, Thursday island, Mt Isa and Singapore

November 3, 2017

Organizer: James Cook University

Scope: Local Event 

Fee: None

Open to Public: Yes

Description: 3 minute thesis style event with 5 academics ( Environment , aquaculture, veterinary public health, zoonosis and emerging infectious diseases, and wildlife) presenting their work framed with 1 -2 SDGs and plenary next steps forward.

Website: www.jcu.edu.au/events/events-listed/november-2017/jcu-world-one-health-day

Contact: maxine.whittaker@jcu.edu.au


One World One Health Awareness

Location: Sydney, New South Wales

November 1 - 30, 2017

Organizer: Northern Sydney Local Health District

Scope: Local Event 

Fee: None

Open to Public: Yes

Description: Display board of globe, and global activities of living, with 'One World, One Health' message, original in RNS Building 51 Level 2, electronic display on Infection Control Intranet Site

Website: http://intranet.nslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/ClinicalNet/cgu/WhatWeDo/ipac/Pages/default.aspx

Contact: WinifredLeigh.Boivin@health.nsw.gov.au


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