October 31, 2020 

The One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono team is pleased and proud to announce that among the current outstanding One Health supporters/advocates and recognized leaders, Richard Seifman, JD, MBA, has graciously agreed to serve as a participating member of the One Health Initiative team’s honorary Advisory Board  The Board was established on December 1, 2010.

Seifman has been a longstanding One Health supporter/advocate.  He is a former World Bank Senior Health Advisor and U.S. Alternate Representative to the Food Agricultural Organization, Washington, DC.  He has over 25 years designing, implementing and evaluating World Bank health projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, including dealing with HIV/AIDS, Ebola pandemics, as well as the One health approach.   He is a member of the Global Fund Technical Review Panel and a former U.S. senior foreign service officer with overseas postings in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.  In addition he has been a prolific author and opinion columnist for IMPAKTER MAGAZINE

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Richard Seifman, JD, MBA

Note: Included among Seifman’s numerous One Health contributions over the years, here are some related publications from 2020:

Coronavirus: Why China Needs to Change its Animal Health Policies February 13th, 2020

COVID-19: If it Turns into a Global Pandemic March 2nd, 2020

A Pandemic like COVID-19: Locusts in East Africa – April 22 2020 April 22nd, 2020

Medical Trials at the time of COVID-19: Informed Consent and ERBs July 31st, 2020

COVID-19, Senior Citizens, and the One Health Connection September 16th, 2020