Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Disease

OSU One Health Initiative and The Ethiopian Way

Through Ohio State’s new One Health Summer Institute (part of the national, overarching One Health Initiative), two dozen Ohio State faculty, staff and students traveled to Ethiopia June 17-Aug. 10 to provide education and training to academic and regulatory institutes there.

 Developed last year over a series of meetings in which all seven of Ohio State’s health sciences deans visited the Horn of Africa to develop plans, the “One Health” partnership is designed to create sustainable and mutually beneficial collaborations primarily in the areas of teaching, research and outreach. In addition to its contribution to Ohio State’s emphasis on global health and outreach, the initiative represents the first time the university’s health sciences colleges have teamed for an international project of this scope. Read the full article here: One Health