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2nd GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON ONE HEALTH
10th - 11th November 2016
Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
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 World Veterinary Association (WVA) and World Medical Association (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 www.worldvet.org and WMA www.wma.net websites
Note: The first landmark World Veterinary Association (WVA)/World Medical Association (WMA) Global Conference on One Health which was held in Madrid, Spain on May 21-22, 2015, brought together 330 delegates from 40 countries around the world to discuss the One Health Concept. http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/news.php?query=World+Veterinary+Association%2FWorld+Medical+Association+Global+Conference+on+One+Health+%96+Report+and+Presentations