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10-11
Nov
2016

2nd GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON ONE HEALTH

Moving forward from One Health Concept to One Health Approach

Following the successful Global Conference on One Health (GCOH) that was held in Madrid in May 2015, the WVA and WMA in close collaboration with the Japan Medical Association (JMA) and the Japan Veterinary Medical Association (JVMA) are preparing the 2nd GCOH to be held on 10t-11th November in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

The 2nd GCOH aims to bring together Veterinarians, Physicians, Students, Public Health Officers, Animal Health Officers, NGOs and other interested parties from the different world regions to learn, discuss and to address critical aspects of the 'One Health' Concept.

The main objectives of the conference are to strengthen the links and communications and to achieve closer collaboration between Physicians, Veterinarians and all appropriate stakeholders to improve the different aspects of health and welfare of humans, animals and the environment.

The main conference sessions will focus on the issues of:                                         

•     Zoonotic diseases 

•     Foodborne diseases

•     Antimicrobial resistance                                                 

•     Environmental hazards exposure to humans and animals

More details regarding the conference and registrations will be published soon on WVA and WMA websites

Attachement: std_2_gcoh.pdf