Our Goal and Mission

The Viet Nam One Health Partnership for Zoonoses (OHP)


Building on and expanding earlier efforts, the OHP was launched in March 2016. It brings together national and international governmental and non-governmental One Health stakeholders under the leadership of the Government of Viet Nam. The updated list of signatories to the Partnership Framework is available on the Partnership website: www.onehealth.org.vn


Overall Goal:

To enhance the capacity of Viet Nam to address zoonotic infectious diseases threats at the human-animal*-ecosystem interface (*including livestock, wildlife and other species).


Detailed Objectives:

  1. Establish a sustainable and stable forum for policy dialogue, inter-sectoral and multi-disciplinary cooperation between government agencies and civil society partners in order to strengthen the protection and improvement of human, animal and wildlife health
  2. Provide recommendations to decision makers on One Health policy, strategy and research projects in Vietnam, strengthening institutional capacity for implementation of One Health in public health protection, as well as participate in policy advocacy activities
  3. Provide a framework for wide and timely information sharing and communication within national and international partners on One Health related issues. Intensify community education, also facilitate engagement of community in One Health strategy planning and implementation
  4. Enhance international cooperation for effective coordination and mobilization of funding for One Health activities in Vietnam. Facilitate and promote engagement of Vietnam in regional and global One Health effort

The Annual One Health Forum: includes One Health policy dialogue, discussion and development of strategies/plans for Partnership activities during that year.


Policy and Technical Research Groups: may be established for specific assignments. The One Health Communications Network (OHCN) continues as an OHP working group.


The OHP Office: serves as a focal point for Partnership activities.The Director and Deputy-Director are appointed by MARD and MOH respectively, supported by a small full-time staff.


Partnership timeframe: 2016 to 2020, aligned with national plans, the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) and USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats Program (EPT-2).



For more information:

OHP Office

Address: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, B1 Building, No. 10 Nguyen Cong Hoan, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Tel: (84 4) 3771 1357 – Fax: (84 4) 3771 1362

Email: oh.partnership@onehealth.org.vn/oh.partnership@gmail.com

Website: www.onehealth.org.vn