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January
1970

Uganda – One Health Platform Launch

During the first-ever global One Health day, P&R, in collaboration with the Government of Uganda and the U.S. embassy, organized the official launch of Uganda’s national One Health platform. The launch formalizes collaboration among four key government sectors—the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries; Ministry of Health; Ministry of Water and Environment; and Uganda Wildlife Authority—to implement a One Health approach. The formal launch of the platform was presided over by the prime minister, as represented by the minister of health. The occasion was also attended by the state minister for animal industry, the U.S. ambassador to Uganda, and more than 80 senior-level government officials and partners.

January
1970

Guinea – Facilitate Multistakeholder Coordination Meetings

The Ministries of Health, Livestock, Environment, and Higher Education and Research have officially nominated their representatives to form the GHSA Technical Committee. P&R provided technical support to the GHSA technical committee for the development of a consolidated GHSA five-year operational plan, which will be shared with all GHSA stakeholders in the country. The plan will be used to monitor the implementation of GHSA activities in Guinea.

January
1970

Mali – Develop Organizational Structure

During a One Health stakeholder workshop in Bamako, organized and facilitated by P&R, more than 50 representatives from key government sectors and partners collaboratively developed a national One Health coordination framework and reached consensus on the composition and functions of a multisectoral One Health permanent secretariat. Stakeholders established a committee to finalize the action plan and lead the implementation of the establishment of the platform, under the leadership of the GHSA national coordinator. The Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene presided over the opening of the workshop, attended by WHO, FAO and CDC, as well as the U.S. ambassador and USAID mission director.

January
1970

Cameroon – Enhance Leadership Capacity

In collaboration with USAID’s EPT-2 One Health Workforce project and the CDC, P&R facilitated a One Health leadership training for the current Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Program (FELTP) cohort with participants from Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industry. The training was designed to improve the core capacity of FELTP trainees for better prevention, detection and response of public health events of known and unknown etiology using the One Health approach.

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