U.S. One Health Coalition forming in support of the One Health Act of 2019
Urgent Action Needed!
“Recently, H.R. 3771/S. 1903 the Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health Act of 2019 was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. This legislation would require USDA [United States Department of Agriculture] and HHS [Health and Human Services], in coordination with other specified agencies and departments, to develop, publish, and submit to Congress a national One Health Framework for coordinated Federal activities under a One Health Program.
An Ad hoc group of supporters from the One Health Commission (OHC), the International Student One Health Alliance (ISOHA), the One Health Initiative pro bono team (OHI), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and the National Association of Federal Veterinarians (NAFV) is working to mobilize the U.S. One Health Community in support of these bills.
We are reaching out to you to ask if your organization would like to be part of the U.S. One Health Coalition that will be working to educate Congress about One Health and to pass the Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health Act. A broad coalition of diverse organizations will demonstrate strong support for the legislation and improve the prospect of passage in the 116 th Congress. ...”