The Afghan One Health Hub serves as a networking and coordination centre connecting people and organisations involved in One Health activities within Afghanistan. The Hub provides a coordination framework in which projects and cross-sectoral collaboration is supported with facilities for networking, communication and resource sharing. Professionals working in fields related to human, animal or wildlife health within Afghanistan may apply to join.
The OIE provided a total 200,000 rabies vaccine dose towards the Afghanistan national rabies vaccination implementation program which was inaugurated in September.
The implementation program includes:
The Afghanistan CIP Results Dissemination Workshop was held on 5 March 2014 at Esteqlal Hotel, Herat. This one-day workshop was jointly organised by Herat Dutch Committee for Afghanistan, Provincial Public Health Office (DEWS) and the Herat Department of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock to inform local stakeholders about the results of the Collaborative investigation Project (CIP) on brucellosis and Q fever, in order that they may take necessary actions.
The first of its kind in Afghanistan, the National One Health Symposium was held on the 26th and 27th November, 2013 at the General Directorate of Animal Health, Kabul. Participants included members of central, provincial and local government, NGOs, donor funded projects and donors.