One Health


World Zoonoses Day | 6 July | Health for Animals

World Zoonoses Day | 6 July | Health for Animals Each year, just 13 zoonotic diseases will cause ‘2.4 billion cases of human illness and 2.2 million deaths’ according to the International Livestock Research Institute. This is why protecting animal health is vital. Preventing disease in animals can save the lives of […]


HEALTH FOR ANIMALS | New Innovation in Veterinary Care

New Innovation in Veterinary Care Presentations 07/06/2021 On June 4th 2021, HealthforAnimals and the World Veterinary Association co-hosted the webinar, New Innovation in Veterinary Care. Copies of the panelist presentations are available here: Download All (Zip file) Carel du Marchie Sarvaas, HealthforAnimals Matthew Stone, World Organisation for Animal Health Tommy Heffernan, Veterinary […]


WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY | 7 June 2021

WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY | 7 June 2021 Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow World Food Safety Day (WFSD) celebrated on 7 June 2021 aims to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market […]


WHO Policy Guidance on Integrated Antimicrobial Stewardship Activities

WHO Policy Guidance on Integrated Antimicrobial Stewardship Activities Please see here the guide: WHO_Policy_Guidance_on_Integrated_Antimicrobial_Stewardship_Activities Universal access to high-quality and affordable antimicrobials is an essential component of universal health coverage (UHC). Antimicrobials include antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals and antiparasitic medicines that are used to prevent and treat infections in humans, animals and […]


UP’s Prof Wanda Markotter joins world One Health panel of experts to prevent future pandemics

UP’s Prof Wanda Markotter joins world One Health panel of experts to prevent future pandemics https://www.up.ac.za/news/post_2975549-ups-prof-wanda-markotter-joins-world-one-health-panel-of-experts-to-prevent-future-pandemics- University of Pretoria (UP) virus and bat researcher Professor Wanda Markotter has been appointed to a global high-level panel of international experts which aims to curb animal-to-human disease transmission that could trigger future pandemics […]