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FAO, OIE, WHO working together to achieve One Health


In a Memorandum of Understanding, FAO, OIE and WHO agreed to strengthen their long-standing partnership, with a  focus on tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Report  

OIE, FAO and WHO release their second One Health Tripartite document


Today, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have released their second Tripartite strategic document reaffirming their commitment to providing multi-sectoral, collaborative leadership in addressing health challenges. The scope of their collaboration will be enlarged to more broadly embrace the “One Health” approach recognizing that human health, animal health, and the environment are interconnected.

AAVMC, APLU, FAO and World Bank Convene for AMR Roundtable


Fifteen stakeholders from the AAVMC, the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the World Bank met at the FAO Liaison Office for North America in Washington, D.C. in early April to discuss strategies for mitigating the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) problem. Talks focused on educational, research and policy development initiatives with international impact, including methods for educating stakeholders, the potential establishment of a university-based Center of Excellence to coordinate research and educational programs, and Congressional outreach and potential One Health legislation.

World Veterinary Association holds summit on the theme "One Health – concrete actions in the field of Animal Health"



On 15 September 2015, the WVA held [sic] its 3rd Summit with high-level support of FAO, OIE and WHO on the theme of “One Health – concrete actions in the field of Animal Health”.

The organisations representatives delivered presentations on private-public partnership experiences in the field of Animal Health. During the Summit,  a panel discussions moderated by Dr Bonnie Buntain took place where the organisations representatives exchanged vies and replied to questions from the audience on different One Health issues.    

'Tripartite' Concept Note


The vision of this seminal publication in One Health history is to create "A world capable of preventing, detecting, containing, eliminating, and responding to animal and public health risks attributable to zoonoses and animal diseases with an impact on food security through multi-sectoral cooperation and strong partnerships."

This concept note focuses on  "Sharing responsibilities and coordinating global activities to address health risks at the animal-human-ecosystems interfaces" published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the World Health Organization (WHO). 

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).

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