African Health Leaders, Policymakers Gather At One Health Conference To Discuss Convergence Of Human, Animal Health

WHO: African leaders recognize importance of preventing and managing health emergencies on inaugural One Health Day
“…[This] week (8-11 November), the WHO Africa Region, in collaboration with global and regional partners, will convene the West African Regional Conference on One Health in Dakar, Senegal. More than 200 policymakers, experts, and civil society advocates will discuss the importance of designing health systems and programs that incorporate the One Health approach in order to contain diseases in animals and the environment before they spread to humans and become global crises…” (11/3).

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