One Health Related Meetings: March 2009 - May 2010
Operationalizing "One Health": A Policy Perspective – Taking Stock and Shaping an Implementation Roadmap
May 4-6, 2010
The CDC, in collaboration with OIE, FAO, WHO
This meeting brought together a select group of leaders from national Ministries of Health and Agriculture, the European Commission, the United Nations, the World Bank, and other diverse institutions from the academic, policy and economic sectors, to contribute their expertise and experience to the discussion. The participants reviewed progress to date in terms of leading practices related to "One Health" and identified key policy decisions and financial commitments necessary to support sustainability and expansion. Seven workgroups were formed to collaboratively develop and implement key activities that will further attainment of defined three to five year goals, and that are feasible for completion over the next 18 months.
- Added February 24, 2011: Stone Mountain Meeting Update Presentation given at 1st International One Health Congress in Australia [PDF - 1.25MB]
- Meeting Background [PDF - 193 KB]
- Stone Mountain Meeting Report [PDF - 400 KB]
- Operationalizing "One Health" - A Brief Overview of the Stone Mountain Meeting [PDF - 161KB]
- Operationalizing "One Health": A Policy Perspective—Taking Stock and Shaping an Implementation Roadmap [PDF - 2.16 MB] - Rima Khabbaz, CDC
- One Health: From a Classical Concept to a Modern Dynamics for Global Co-operation [PDF - 1.57 MB] - Alain Vandersmissen, European Commission
- Two Zoonotic Diseases Surveillance & One Health in China [PDF - 486 KB] - Jiang Du, Ministry of Agriculture, China
- Past Experiences - New Paradigms - For Future Threats [PDF - 210 KB] - Kate Glynn, CDC/OIE
- Implementing One Health: An Academic Perspective [PDF - 195 KB] - Laura Kahn, Princeton University
- Roadmap to combat zoonoses in India (RCZI) Initiative [PDF - 448 KB] - Manish Kakkar, Public Health Foundation of India
- Why should we invest in One Health? [PDF - 481 KB] - Jean Kamanzi, The World Bank
- Implementing "One Health" in Brazil: Leptospirosis in Urban Slum Communities [PDF - 3.32 MB] - Albert Ko, Weill Cornell Medical College
- GOARN and One Health: Nipah virus as a source of lessons learnt [PDF - 2.45 MB] - John Mackenzie, Curtin University of Technology
- Successes in One Health [PDF - 1.4 MB] - John McDermott, ILRI
- Economic Benefits/Drivers of a "One Health" Approach: Why should anyone invest? [PDF - 674 KB] - Jonathan Rushton, Royal Veterinary College
- Economic Benefits/Drivers of a "One Health" Approach: Why should anyone invest? For its Value Added! [PDF - 800 KB] - Esther Schelling, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
- Scope for "One Health" [PDF - 920 KB] - Jan Slingenbergh, FAO
- Sierra Leone Experience [PDF - 2.75 MB] - Roland Suluku, Animal Health Clubs
- Addressing Pandemic Disease Threats [PDF - 57 KB] - Alex Thiermann, OIE
Second FAO-OIE-WHO Joint Technical Consultation
April 27-29, 2010
FAO, OIE, WHO
This scientific consultation attempted to identify commonalities and similarities among emerging infectious diseases, including influenzas, which have arisen at the human-animal interface, through careful examination of disease events reported worldwide. The outcomes of this consultation provided the technical basis for developing or modifying policies and strategies to more effectively prepare for and respond to future disease events.
International Ministerial Conference on Animal and Pandemic Influenza: The Way Forward
April 19-21, 2010
Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Government of Viet Nam in coordination with the EU and USA, with the support of the UN System Influenza Coordination (UNSIC) and key international agencies in animal and human health: the Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Organization for Animal Health and the World Health Organization, the Asian Development Bank, and the World Bank.
This conference built on a series of preceding international ministerial conferences and senior officials meetings since 2005, which have provided a platform for an unprecedented coordination in planning and action to respond to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) caused by the A/H5N1 strain, to prepare for a possible influenza pandemic and to strengthen jointly animal and human health systems on a long term basis.
Shifting from Emergency Response to Prevention of Pandemic Disease Threats at Source, Chatham House
March 16-17, 2010
The Energy, Environment and Development Programme and the Centre on Global Health Security at Chatham House
This meeting was convened to discuss options for strengthening collaboration between Wildlife, Livestock and Human Health Sectors to prevent the emergence and spread of infectious diseases at the human-animal-interface.
One World, One Health: from ideas to action
March 16-19, 2009
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The Public Health Agency of Canada
The purpose of the consultation was to discuss the Strategic Framework and to identify and shape country-level recommended actions to globally advance the framework. The meeting concluded that moving forward the animal, human, and ecosystem interface concepts of "One Health" required commitment at all levels – international, regional, national, and local. Participants recommended the development of supra-country approaches that use multidisciplinary/trans-disciplinary methods in additions to trans-boundary/regional approaches to integrate efforts.