Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - One Health Commission

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
One Health Office (OHO)


Coordinating and Facilitating Activities to Promote the Implementation of One Health


Description

The OHO brings together CDC personnel and resources from multiple organizational units and disciplines to more precisely address the convergence of human and animal health. Activities of the One Health Office include: building partnerships and promoting trust-based relationships across disciplines, internally and externally; identifying funding for the National Center for
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) divisions; sponsoring and actively participating in meetings promoting One Health; serving as a CDC point of contact for the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) collaborating centers; and serving as an agency focal point for One Health activities,
nationally and internationally.


Purpose

The mission of the One Health Office is to facilitate, sponsor and coordinate research and program activities that use an integrated approach to improve health for people, animals and the environment in which they live.


Scope

National (United States) and International 


Primary Funders

The One Health Office relies on federal funding from the CDC. 


Participants & Key Collaborators

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

 

Definition of One Health

Coming Soon


Monitoring & Evaluation Strategy

None


Sources of Information

Website: http://www.cdc.gov/onehealth/
Contact Casey Barton Behravesh MS, DVM, DrPH, DACVPM
Director, One Health Office
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
e-mail: CBartonBehravesh@cdc.gov and onehealth@cdc.gov 
office: 404-639-0367

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