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Dr Monique Éloit is re-elected as Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

During her second term (June 2021-June 2026), Dr Éloit will provide leadership over the implementation of the 7th Strategic Plan, focused on global animal health governance.
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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


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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Avian Influenza

Avian influenza is a viral disease affecting birds, including several species of domestic poultry, as well as pet and wild birds. While AI viruses are highly species-specific, on certain occasions they have crossed the species barrier and have been isolated from mammalian species, including humans.


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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