International
One Health Forum Korea 2014
From 9-11 July 2014, a One Health Forum was held at the Seoul National University, South Korea. The Conference was co-organized by the Institute of International Health of Michigan State University, the Veterinary College of Seoul National University and the Asian Association of Veterinary Schools.

The Conference focused on three main themes related to the current status of the One Health Initiative, including collaborative research, incorporating One Health into veterinary curricula, and sharing educational resources with other veterinary schools. The principle aims were to promote global networking in One Health with particular emphasis on Asian countries, and to expand strategies for interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects related to human, animal and environmental health threats.

The Conference had 233 participants from 13 countries and 61 institutions, including 32 veterinary schools. Dr. Walter Amman, Chairman of the Global Risk Forum (GRF) One Health Forum and Dr. Reza Nassiri, Director of the Institute of International Health, were the keynote speakers of the meeting. 

The Vietnamese delegation joining the meeting included Dr. Trinh Dinh Thau of the Viet Nam National University of Agriculture; Dr. Pham Duc Phuc of the Hanoi School of Public Health, and Ms. Dao Thu Trang from PAHI Secretariat.