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G20 Ministers of Health reaffirm the urgent need to address global health under a One health approach

The Health Ministers of the G20 countries met in Rome on 5-6 September 2021 to discuss ways to improve multilateral cooperation in order to better prevent, detect and respond to global health risks and emergencies. At this occasion, the Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), Dr Monique Eloit, reminded the key OIE’s contributions towards more sustainable global health systems.
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The OIE on African swine fever and
public-private partnerships

Read the report, ‘Stop African swine fever (ASF): Public and private partnering for success’, published under the umbrella of the Global Framework for the Progressive Control of Transboundary Animal Diseases (GF-TADs) to learn how PPPs are contributing to rapidly and efficiently control the spread of ASF


How we contribute to a sustainable world

  • One Health

    One Health

    The “One Health” concept summarised an idea that had been known for more than a century; that human health and animal health are interdependent and bound to the health of the ecosystems in which they exist. We envisaged and implemented it as a collaborative global approach to understanding risks for human and animal health and ecosystem health as a whole.
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  • Disease Data Collection

    Disease Data Collection

    Disease Data Collection The new OIE World Animal Health Information System, better known as OIE-WAHIS, is an internet-based computer system that processes data on animal diseases in real-time and then informs the international community. Access…
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    Antimicrobial resistance

    Antimicrobial agents are medicines used to treat infections, particularly those of bacterial origin. These medicines are essential to protect human and animal health, as well as animal welfare.
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  • Animal Welfare

    Animal Welfare

    Animal welfare is a complex and multi-faceted subject with scientific, ethical, economic, cultural, social, religious and political dimensions. It is attracting growing interest from civil society and is one of the priorities of the OIE.
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Activity Report 2020

We all share one world, we all share One Health. Learn about what we have been doing to protect animal health and improve global health in our Activity Report: One Health for all


What moves us to improve animal health in the world

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an example of how Veterinary Services contribute to meeting several of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda. Learn how we help them build a better and more sustainable future for all.
Veterinarians are at the forefront of the fight against diseases that affect animals, humans and the environment. To protect the health of all, they must collaborate with other sectors. Discover how we help them make the One Health concept a reality.

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