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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.

Awa Aidara-Kane, MD, PhD, is a coordinator in the Department of Food Safety and Zoonosis, World Health Organization (WHO), and the lead in the WHO Advisory Group on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AGISAR), Geneva, Switzerland.

Ohio State's Global One Health initiative and campus partners held the 2018 One Health Day Symposium on November 1 - 2 to bring the local and global community members together in recognition of One Health Day, observed annually on November 3.

Balbine Jourdan is a senior veterinary student at Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, who is also pursuing a master’s degree in Public Health. She recently presented her research on the species takin.

Daniel Gustafson, PhD, serves as the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as Deputy Director-General for Programmes. He has worked in agriculture and rural development for over 30 years.

GOHi core leadership team including Emia Oppenheim, PhD, operations director, Getnet Yimer, MD, PhD, regional director for eastern Africa, and Wondwossen Gebreyes, DVM, PhD, executive director, participated in the Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Summit.

GOHi’s lead partner in Brazil, the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB) is one of the winners of the Program on Internationalization (PrInt) funded through the Brazilian Higher Education Council (CAPES).

The One Health Day Symposium brings together multiple disciplines working locally, nationally and internationally to address the spread of disease, promote health and emphasize the connection among humans, animals and the environment.

Joyce Turk’s career spanned thirty-five years as Foreign Service Officer and Civil Service employee with focused experience in agricultural and livestock program management after serving as a livestock advisor in the U.S. Peace Corps-Philippine Islands.

The organizing committee is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 One Health Day Symposium to be held at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, November 1 – 2 at the Drake Performance and Event Center.