The European Public Health Week, organized by the European Public Health Association (EUPHA), is taking place from 17 to 21 May 2021 and the Global Health Next Generation Network (GHNGN) is participating in the event by organizing a fair dedicated to One Health projects on 20 May 2021.

‘One Health’ is an approach to designing and implementing programmes, policies, legislation and research in which multiple sectors communicate and work together to achieve better public health outcomes.

The areas of work in which a One Health approach is particularly relevant include food safety, the control of zoonoses (diseases that can spread between animals and humans, such as flu, rabies and Rift Valley Fever), and combatting antibiotic resistance (when bacteria change after being exposed to antibiotics and become more difficult to treat).

“Many of the same microbes infect animals and humans, as they share the eco-systems they live in. Efforts by just one sector cannot prevent or eliminate the problem.”

World Health Organization

African Animal Trypanosomiasis

The University of Glasgow College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences has an international reputation for teaching and research excellence. We bring together seven research institutes and three schools, ensuring we remain at the forefront of internationally-competitive, leading edge research and provide a rich, stimulating learning environment for our students.

Name of the project: COMBAAT – An Integrated Approach to Tackling Drug Resistance in Livestock Trypanosomes
Name of the organization: University of Glasgow
Name of the project coordinator: Shauna Richards
Country of the project: Tanzania
Contact information: Shauna Richards; shauna.richards@glasgow.ac.uk

PHAM 2021 PHCA university call to action

Name of the project: Planetary health: young academics ask universities to act
Name of the organization: Planetary Health Alliance Campus Ambassadors
Name of the project coordinator: Iris Bloom / Katharina Wabnitz
Country of the project: International collaboration
Contact information: Viveka Guzman: vivekaguzman@rcsi.ie

Introduction One Health Espírito Santo, Brazil

One Health ES is part of the extension project “Joint Initiative for the Promotion of the One Health Approach” of the Federal University of Espírito Santo.

Name of the project: One Health Espírito Santo
Name of the organization: Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo
Name of the project coordinator: Creuza Rachel Vicente
Country of the project: Brazil
Contact information: vicentecrachel@gmail.com

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