Meeting on 'one health approach' held ... ITANAGAR, 19 Jan: Health Principal Secretary Dr Sharat Chauhan directed all stakeholder departments to “form a ...


“... Chairing an intra-departmental stakeholders’ meeting on ‘one health approach’ to combat zoonosis (diseases that transmit from animals to humans) at the civil secretariat here on Thursday, Dr Chauhan emphasised on “training all medical officers on intra-dermal route of rabies vaccine delivery” and on “removing apprehension of rabies immunoglobulin usage,” the state surveillance unit informed in a release.

Themed ‘One health approach for climate change and human health-cum-zoonosis control and prevention’, the meeting was organised by the State Environment Health Cell (SEHC) and the State One Health Committee (SOHC).

SEHC & SOHC nodal officer Dr Dukam Taipodia highlighted “the unfortunate cases of 100 percent preventable rabies deaths in the state,” while SEHC & SOHC consultant Dr Bomto Riram spoke on “the status update and the way forward for the national one health programme on prevention and control of zoonosis and climate change and human health,” the release said. ...”

“... Drs Tanu Jasuja and Kuldeep Debnath, representing US-based Johns Hopkins Programme for International Education in Gynaecology & Obstetrics, stressed on the role of the stakeholder departments to complete the ‘one health approach’ in the state. ...”

SEE: Meeting on ‘one health approach’ held | The Arunachal Times