Nigerian Public Health Veterinarians and Physicians Adopting Aggressive Visionary Model Approach to One Health BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON ONE HEALTH NIGERIA E-GROUP “OneHealthNigeria@googlegroups.com (OHN) is a private initiative created to actively promote the One Health Initiative Concept (http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/index.php). As the list creator, I am a Nigerian Veterinary Epidemiologist [Tayo Babalobi, DVM, MPVM, PhD, MCVSN] and a pioneer supporter of the One Health Initiative in Nigeria. In 2008, [Dr. Babalobi] sponsored a proposal for the adoption of the One Health Initiative by the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association NVMA at her 45th Annual Congress in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. The proposal was adopted on presentation on 22nd October 2008 (this was reported in one of the One Health Initiative publications). A second proposal seeking the initiation of partnership between the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) and the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) was stepped down). …” For more, please see attachment.