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Margareth Diniz, MD, PhD, has served as rector at the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB) and has been one of the key GOHi partners since 2012. She is a physician scientist with a research focus in pharmacology and an emphasis on toxicology.

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is observed on March 24 to build public awareness about the global epidemic of TB and efforts to eliminate the disease. Tuberculosis (TB) is the top infectious disease killer in the world.

Worldwide, rabies is responsible for over 59,000 human deaths each year. Watch veterinary graduate student, Laura Binkley, speak about Global One Health initiative's rabies mass vaccination campaigns. 

Melanie Newport, MBBS, PhD, FRCP, is a professor of infectious disease and global health at Brighton and Sussex Medical School at the University of Sussex. There, she has led the strategic development of global health.

Bovine tuberculosis (TB) cases continue to be present in cattle and wild animals in the United States despite ongoing efforts to eradicate the disease in livestock and wildlife reservoirs, which imposes a major burden for U.S. agriculture.

Lonnie King, DVM, MS, MPA, ACVPM, is currently academy professor and dean emeritus of the College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University. He has served as dean for three separate colleges and is a leader in both agriculture and public health.

We are saddened by the passing of two wonderful One Health supporters, partners and leaders from Ethiopia this past month, but are honored to have known and worked with Professor Getachew Tilahun and former President of Ethiopia, Girma Woldegiorgis.

GOHi’s Regional Director DR. Getnet Yimer, Deputy Regional Director Kassahun Asmare and Operations Manager Tewodros Abebe were in Columbus from October 30 – November 10.

Tigist Endashaw, regional program manager and deputy country representative, participated in the historic U.S. higher education delegation to Sudan.

A travel award from Ohio State alumni and GOHi supporter, Tom Mack, DVM, enabled Laura Binkley to attend the Rabies in the Americas (RITA) conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.