Launch of An international alliance against health hazards in trade in wild animals, framed in One Health

Launch of An international alliance against health hazards in trade in wild animals, framed in One Health

07/05/2021

On the occasion of World Zoonoses Day (5 July) and supported by numerous international partners, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Federal Ministry of Environment (BMU) initiated an International Alliance against Health Risks in Wildlife Trade.

Each year, nearly three million people die of diseases which have jumped from animals to humans – so-called zoonoses. These diseases include AIDS and Ebola as well as the corona virus of COVID-19.  This new Alliance is will campaign for the prevention of new zoonoses.

See:

BMZ Paper: Initiative Area One Health in Development Cooperation

https://alliance-health-wildlife.org/

https://alliance-health-wildlife.org/#health

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