The One Health Hub Bangladesh serves as a networking and coordination hub connecting people, organisations and groups involved in One Health activities in Bangladesh. The Hub together with the South Asia One Health Network provides a communication and coordination framework in which projects and cross-sectoral collaboration is supported with facilities for networking, communication and resource sharing.
World One Health Day was observed at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 10 November 2016. The program was organized by the Department of Medicine and Public Health in collaboration with One Health Bangladesh, Relief International-UK, Bangladesh, and the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).
Congratulations to the 2 doctors and 4 veterinarians who have been selected to participate in the upcoming One Health Epidemiology Fellowship being jointly implemented by Massey University, Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) and Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) from mid-October 2014, with funding from the European Union.
The successful Fellows are:
From the 15th to the 29th September a variety of events including school programmes, seminars, press conferences and rallies are taking place across the country to raise awareness and educate people about Rabies in Bangladesh.
A Mass Dog Vaccination (MDV) programme to control rabies is being rolled out across Bangladesh since it was first piloted in Cox’s Bazaar in November 2011. As of next week sixty out of sixty four district municipalities/city corporations will be under the MDV campaign with 100% by the end of this May. This represents an important paradigm shift in the national strategy from control to elimination of rabies.
The Bangladesh National One Health Symposium was the 4th One Health conference to be held in Dhaka and the 7th to be held in Bangladesh since 2008. Over two hundred people attended including members from key organisations such as ICDDR, Ecohealth Alliance, CDC-Atlanta, FAO, UNICEF, WHO and Massey University. The overarching objective of this Symposium was to review and disseminate the progress made so far on One Health practices and to plan what is to be done in the near future.
Themes of the conference:
Institutionalizing a One Health Approach in Bangladesh: A New Imperative for Health and Well-being is the theme of the upcoming One Health Dhaka Conference being held from 21-23 November 2013 at the Spectra Convention Centre. This significant conference is the 4th of its kind in Dhaka and 7th in Bangladesh since 2008.