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Ohio State’s annual One Health Summer Institute has been held since 2012. This annual summer institute has benefited more than 1700 faculty, clinicians, researchers, graduate students and other professionals in Eastern Africa, especially in Ethiopia.

Getnet Yimer, MD, GOHi regional director, delivered a series of webinars to various audience to disseminate the findings and share strategies that were formulated based on the results of a recent NPI survey.

Rael Too is a PhD Fellow from the University of Nairobi. She was a doctoral fellow through the One Health Eastern Africa Research Training (OHEART) program at Ohio State in 2019.

GOHi Executive Director Wondwossen Gebreyes presented in panel organized by People to People (P2P) on May 5. The webinar was titled, “COVID-19: Current Diagnostic and Public Health Challenges."

As the global community races to slow the spread of COVID-19, GOHi and the College of Medicine are joining forces to help partners in Ethiopia as they gear up for an increase in testing and addressing areas of mitigation and response.

The Global One Health initiative (GOHi) at The Ohio State University conducted a survey in Ethiopia to gauge awareness of and perceptions about COVID-19 and Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs).

Ohio State’s Global One Health initiative (GOHi) led an effort to quickly mobilize thousands of essential laboratory supplies to support the COVID-19 response efforts in Ethiopia.

As the novel coronavirus continues to affect global communities, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) appointed a special taskforce to identify key areas of research and mitigation implementation.

The purpose of this risk ranking exercise is to identify the hazards that are relatively higher and relatively lower priorities for Ethiopia, in terms of their contribution to the overall public health burden of foodborne diseases.

Our planet is facing a pandemic that I have no doubt that we will defeat. While many consider this an unprecedented event, scientists and policymakers who adopted the One Health concept globally have anticipated that a major pandemic like this would occur.

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