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A team of Ohio State researchers developed and tested a vaccine that employs a unique two-pronged approach to fighting the Zika virus, which is spread by mosquitos and is a severe health risk for pregnant women and their fetuses.

The Global One Health initiative (GOHi) has been building capacity in Ethiopia by training clinicians to recognize, reduce and combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – a serious healthcare threat globally.

Seven MBA students from Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business are currently in eastern Africa completing their Global Applied Project (GAP) addressing Global One Health initiative’s business challenges.

Undergraduates, graduate, professional students, faculty and post-doctoral fellows are invited to register for the the 2018 One Health Summer Institute, which will take place May - August, 2018 in Ethiopia and Kenya.

College of Veterinary Medicine alumnus, Thomas R. Mack, BS, DVM, has been recognized with a 2018 Distinguished Alumnus award from the college for his dedication and service to his local community and the profession.

Vice President of Research Isac Medeiros and Professor Celso Oliveira from the Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil, visited Ohio State’s campus to help the Global One Health initiative celebrate World Health Day.

Word Tuberculosis Day is observed every year on March 24 and aims to raise public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease.

Three faculty will share perspectives on their research in eastern Africa through the Wednesday brown bag series, “Voices from the Field: the Challenges and Opportunities of Data” in April.

Maria Belu, DVM, a veterinary public health resident at Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine recently returned to Addis Ababa University to lead a week-long training program to help train students and faculty how to vaccinate dogs against rabies.

As a Fulbright Award recipient from The Ohio State University's College of Nursing, Associate Professor Timothy Landers, PhD, has made great strides since being in Ethiopia.

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