An integrative approach to understanding, preventing, and controlling infectious disease

A small herd of cows

Animal health

Sixty per cent of known human infectious diseases have their source in domestic or wild animals. Leptospirosis is one of the most well-known of these zoonotic infections.

View of a stream between paddocks

Environmental health

Threats to the health of our environment are largely due to human activity. It has become increasingly clear that human and animal diseases are often a result of environmental disruption

A mother and her baby in a forest

Human health

Although many human infections are acquired from other humans, many are also the result of human interactions with their environment.

One Health Aotearoa is an alliance of New Zealand’s leading infectious diseases researchers committed to working together to address important health hazards in New Zealand, and beyond.


Callaghan Medal: Covid-19 communicator for public health

Professor Michael Baker MNZM, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington has received the Callaghan Medal for science-informed commentary on the Covid-19 pandemic and other major public health issues...
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Preliminary programme for our 8th symposium

The OHA Symposium Organising Committee have released the preliminary programme for our 8th symposium taking place in Wellington and online on 6-7 December 2022. Full details, including the preliminary programme...
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Dr Kristin Dyet appointed as new OHA Co-director

We are delighted to announce that Dr Kristin Dyet has been appointed as the new One Health Aotearoa Co-director, joining Professor Iain Lamont at the helm of OHA. Kristin joined ESR...
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One Health Aotearoa Spring 2022 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter announces that Dr Kristin Dyet is our new OHA Co-director and contains all the latest information about the 8th OHA Symposium to be held in Wellington in...
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