Conference - One Health: More than a buzzword?

October 12 2017 Brussels Renaissance Hotel

AnimalhealthEurope’s 2017 conference focused 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?

Interested stakeholders, alongside policy-makers, the animal health sector and research partners, discussed how we can take action through legislation, research, partnerships and innovation.

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Keynote speaker: Francisco Reviriego Gordejo, Adviser on crisis management in food, animals and plants, DG SANTE 
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