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One Health: More than a buzzword? - IFAH-Europe Conference

Brussels, 12 October 2023

Registration is now open for IFAH-Europe’s 2017 conference. This year's discussions will focus on One Health and what that really means. Is it just a buzzword? Or can we truly move from vision to action and accomplish improvements in health for all?

The event is open to all interested stakeholders, who will discuss, alongside policy-makers, the animal health sector and research partners, how we can take action through legislation, research, partnerships and innovation.

Register now by completing the registration form and sending it to: [email protected] by 27 September 2017.

Keynote speaker: Ladislav Miko, Deputy Director General, DG Health and Food Safety
When: 12 October 2017, 9:00-16:00
Where: Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels


  • The One Health concept: role of policy makers

  • Session I: Animal health, key to One Health
  • Why animal health is an essential part of One Health
  • Healthy animals and public health
  • Societal benefits of animal companionship
  • Healthy animals and the environment
  • Dealing with (re)emerging zoonoses: the Dutch example

  • Session II: One Health: from vision to action
  • The animal health industry’s needs to deliver solutions
  • DG SANTE’s initiatives to increase medicines availability
  • DG RTD’s actions fostering research and innovation

  • Panel: From vision to action: Achieving success in partnership

This year we will also celebrate the federation’s 30th anniversary during a gala dinner the evening before (11 October).

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