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Report of the One Health Technical and Ministerial Meeting to Address Zoonotic Diseases and Related Public Health Threats

Report of the One Health Technical and Ministerial Meeting to Address Zoonotic Diseases and Related Public Health Threats

18 August 2017

The “One Health” concept underway in West Africa aims to adopt a holistic approach in responding to possible public health events such as high-impact infectious diseases emerging at the interface between humans, animals and the environment. A technical and ministerial meeting was convened at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dakar, Senegal, from 8 to 11 November 2016 to share experiences and explore challenges encountered during the One Health approach to fight zoonosis and related public health threats.