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  • The 6th One Health Summer Institute builds One Health capacity among East African and Ohio State professionals and students.
  • Individual presenters are eligible for up to $2,000 to offset the cost associated with attending and participating in the event.
  • ICOPHAI will take place in Doha, Qatar, November 7 - 9 with the theme, "Environmental Challenges and Impact on Global Health."
  • The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment.
CDC - Global Health Security
Global Innovation Initiative
NIH East Africa


Ohio State’s wide-ranging expertise is addressing rabies in Ethiopia and building relationships to control global health threats yet to come.

Maria Belu, DVM, is a veterinary public health resident in the College of Veterinary Medicine. She led a team of seven during the campaign, and they were able to vaccinate roughly 7,400 dogs in two subcities in Addis Ababa and train 28 local staff.

Rashi Gupta, a fifth year graduate student in veterinary medicine, traveled to Ethiopia and spent 10 days helping vaccinate Ethiopia’s canine population against rabies as part of the CDC Global Health Security rabies mass vaccination project.