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October 2008

Oct 14
October 14
Report Released: Contributing to One World, One Health* A Strategic Framework for Reducing Risks of Infectious Diseases at the Animal–Human–Ecosystems Interface

Participants in the December 2007 New Delhi International Ministerial Conference on Avian and Pandemic Influenza recommended that the international community draw on experiences with HPAI and develop a medium-term strategy to address EID. It was agreed that a better understanding of the drivers and causes around the emergence and spread of infectious diseases is needed, under the broad perspective of the ‘One World, One Health’ (OWOH) principles (see Annex 1). The following Strategic Framework has been developed jointly by four specialized agencies—Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)—and by the World Bank and the UN System Influenza Coordinator (UNSIC) in response the New Delhi recommendation.

Oct 1
October 1
One Health Tripartite presents consensus document on global measures to coordinate health

At a Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt the OIE, WHO and FAO, often referred to as the One Health Tripartite,  presented a consensus document on global measures needed to coordinate medical and veterinary health policies more effectively, taking into account new requirements to prevent and control zoonoses. (with the support of UNICEF, the UN System Influenza Coordinator [UNSIC] and the World Bank).


August 2008


June 2008

Jun 9
June 9
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announces support of 5 projects for the One World-One Health (OWOH) program in Brazil

São Paulo, June 9, 2008: The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a non-governmental organization based in the United States with offices in Brazil, announced that five projects will receive financial support during the first year of the One World-One Health (OWOH) program in Brazil.


May 2008

May 30
May 30
Special issue of Public Health Reports focuses on the important interface between public health and veterinary medicine for improving human health, animal health, and food safety.

Public Health Reports  (PHR) copublished this special issue with the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education (JVME), with 10 articles appearing in PHR on this topic and 20 different articles published simultaneously in JVME's June issue. In addition to these articles, both journals published summaries of three keynote addresses from the 2007 Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges/Association of Schools of Public Health Joint Symposium, which took place in April 2007. The commentaries are authored by former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, former Acting Surgeon General Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu, and Dr. Lonnie J. King of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


January 2008

Jan 20
January 20
S African Center for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS) forms

See also:

Rweyemamu MM, Mmbuji P, Karimuribo E, et al. The Southern African Centre for infectious disease surveillance: a one health consortium. Emerg Health Threats J. 2013;6:10.3402/ehtj.v6i0.19958. doi:10.3402/ehtj.v6i0.19958

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