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Dr. Satoskar and his team received major awards to continue work on a viable vaccine against Leishmaniasis. Twelve million people worldwide are infected with some form of Leishmaniasis, many of them children who are among the most vulnerable.

Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine is one of three veterinary colleges that have received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a two-year project to improve veterinary services in developing countries.

The Global One Health initiative (GOHi) has launched a collection of 15 online courses that are being offered under the online Canvas Network. Thirteen are currently live and accepting new students. These courses are free and open to the public.

We are pleased to welcome three new members to our team based out of the Columbus office: Laura Binkley, MS, MPH, PhD, post-doctoral researcher, Christopher Wald, BS, JD candidate, legal intern, and Leah Reilly, MA, MBA, business manager.

The Second HEFAALA Symposium will be held in Addis Ababa on July 26-27. Ohio State faculty will lead several master workshops and panel discussions.

As part of Ohio State’s One Health Summer Institute organized by the Global One Health initiative, a team from the American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation’s equestrian program traveled to Ethiopia to investigate equine equine curricula.

Mamadou Biteye, MS, was the former Managing Director for Africa, Rockefeller Foundation, where he oversaw the foundation’s work across Africa.

A team from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and its BioHub visited Ohio State from May 6-10 to train the OHEART fellows.

Thomas Mack is an Ohio State graduate and distinguished alumnus of the College of Veterinary Medicine. He founded and operated Bayshore Animal Hospital in San Mateo, California for over 35 years.

The director of GOHi’s Eastern Africa regional office, Getnet Yimer, visited the Ohio State campus in Columbus, Ohio on March 25-27