Romanian Association establishes “One Health Initiative – New Medical Concept” THE ROMANIAN ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES BUCHAREST,. Stefan cel Mare Avenue, no. 19-21, District 2, Tel/: Fax +4 021/ 311 53 (82) (80) March 22, 2015 From: The National Forum of Comparative Medicine  Professor emeritus Dr. Nicolae Manolescu  Bucharest, Rumania   To: One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team (USA): Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Jack Woodall, PhD ▪ Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH   Dear colleagues, We are extremely happy to announce to you the establishment of the Romanian Association “One Health Initiative – New Medical Concept”, headquartered in Bucharest, Romania, at the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. Our association is open for all members, regardless of their legal status (individuals, associations and organizations). The major goal of our association is to promote the pillars of the One Health concept, by reuniting, under a common roof, all of the professions that comprise the above mentioned concept. The lucrative [productive] structures of our association are the following: -          The Department of Management and Bio-Economy and Legislation -          The Department of Comparative Medicine -          The Department of Human Medicine -          The Department of Veterinary Medicine -          The Department of Environment Medicine -          The Department of Food and Feed Safety -          The Department of Zoonoses -          The Department of Pharmaceutical and Biological Products -          The Department of Scientific Research -          The Department of Education -          The Department of Non-conventional Therapies -          The Department of Comparative Oncology -          The Department of Radiations in Medicine -          The Department of Phyto-Pathology -          The Department of Accreditation All of these departments are to be managed by specialists in their field of expertise. Our association is eagerly awaiting your feedback. We are also open and extremely interested in potential collaboration agreements, participation in scientific projects and any other form of collaboration that will bring clear progress for the One Health initiative. Finally, we assure you of our full support [for One Health]. 21.03.2015 Bucharest, Romania President, University Professor emeritus h.c Dr. h.c. Nicolae Manolescu Member of the National Academy of Medicine of France Member of the Romanian Academy Member of the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences   The contact data for the Association: Secretariat e-mail: Secretariat: Dr. Supeanu Alexandru (+40 721088001), Dr. Mihai Iuliana (+40 749022555).