Leading global scientists and policymakers will exchange learnings to promote multi-sectoral collaboration to address complex global health challenges
“SINGAPORE, Oct. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th World One Health Congress (WOHC), the world's premier event to advance the One Health agenda, will take place in Singapore at the iconic Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, from 7 to 11 November 2022. Mdm Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore, will grace the event's Opening Ceremony on 7 November as its Guest-of-Honour and deliver the Opening Address.
The global One Health movement aims to improve health and well-being by preventing and mitigating crises that originate from the animal-human-environment interface. This year's Congress, hosted by Singapore's SingHealth Duke-NUS Global Health Institute (SDGHI) under the auspices of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre, is themed 'Integrating Science, Policy and Clinical Practice: A One Health Imperative Post-COVID-19', and will promote multi-sectoral efforts and collaborations that advance a 'whole of society' approach and perspective to health hazards and the management of risks. Temasek Foundation is the Pinnacle Sponsor of the Congress.
The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and the Director-General of the World Organisation for Animal Health, Dr Monique Eloit, will deliver opening remarks on the first day. More than 120 speakers from organisations around the world, such as the World Bank, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will come together to share their knowledge and experiences across five distinct scientific tracks, spanning themes from One Health Science to Pandemic Preparedness and Health Systems Resilience. ...”