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OHCEA- NEWS Jan-March 2017

OHCEA Uganda Engages more Deans for One Health Collaborative Action

Prof. William Bazeyo addressing Deans.

OHCEA Uganda Country Office recently organised a pitching meeting for deans in a bid to reach out to more schools at the University. The meeting attracted deans from business studies, statistics, natural sciences, social sciences, gender and women studies, veterinary medicine and public health.

Broadly, the meeting agreed that while the concept of One Health is as old as the medical profession, medicine and related disciplines have instead grown parallel to each other.

Expert warns of disaster if lessons are not learned from Ebola outbreak

The Ebola outbreak that has swept across West Africa is the biggest ever reported, with more than 25,000 cases and more than 10,000 deaths in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Failure to learn the lessons of this outbreak will have unthinkable consequences when the next global health emergency erupts, the director of the Center for Infection Medicine and Zoonoses Research in Hannover warns. Please click here for  deatails and more One Health Updates.