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One Health Aotearoa aims to improve health and well-being through integrated, cross-sectoral, and whole-of-society approaches to health hazards. We focus on inclusive­ness across the health sectors: animal, environment and human. Read about the latest research from our members.

Sheep in a paddock

Spotlight on Leptospirosis in Hawke’s Bay

Associate Jackie Professor Benschop from Massey University’s Molecular Epidemiology and Public Health Laboratory is in Hawke’s Bay this week to present the most current leptospirosis research and its health impact to the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board. Read the full article on the New Zealand Herald website.
Professor Nigel French

One Health Aotearoa Co-director joins elite group

One Health Aotearoa Co-director Nigel French has been appointed distinguished professor, a title bestowed on up to 15 Massey University professors who have achieved outstanding international eminence in their fields. The appointment was confirmed by Massey University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas last week. Formal presentations will be made next month. Distinguished Professor Nigel French, a ...
One Health Aotearoa Management Group 2017

OHA Summer Newsletter 2018

Our latest newsletter calls for expressions of interest to participate in our strategic retreat, re-caps our successful symposium held late last year and highlights the Risk, Response and Social Systems Group at ESR.   View the One Health Aotearoa Summer 2018 newsletter
Professor Iain Lamont in the laboratory

Fighting superbugs

Professor Iain Lamont from the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Otago is leading a project to unmask the genes in a superbug that make it resistant to antibiotic drugs used to treat and prevent bacterial infections. Lamont says that the rapid rise of superbugs – or bacteria that have become resistant to all ...