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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.

Jackie Benschop

Leptospirosis keynote at upcoming occupational health symposium

Leptospirosis is a globally important multi-host, multi-pathogen disease which can be transmitted to humans from animals, with more than one million cases and 60,000 deaths annually. Humans are infected through contact with urine from infected mammals including wildlife, rodents, farmed species and pets. Associate Professor Jackie Benschop from Massey University’s School of Veterinary Science will ...
Small group work at OHA Workshop March 2019

OHA Strategic Workshop 2019

One Health Aotearoa hosted a strategic workshop in Wellington at the end of March to further develop the programmes of research and future direction for the alliance, with view to a Centre of Research Excellence bid in 2019. The workshop involved over twenty participants from our partner institutions.
Miguel Quiñones-Mateu

Webster Family Chair in Pathogenesis appointment

Following an extensive international search, Professor Miguel Quiñones-Mateu has been appointed as the second holder of the Webster Family Chair in Viral Pathogenesis in the University of Otago’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Biomedical Sciences. Inaugural recipient Professor Andrew Mercer held the position from 2005 until his retirement last year. Professor Quiñones-Mateu thanks ...
Juliet Gerrard presents at OHA Symposium

One Health Aotearoa Summer 2019 Newsletter

Our Summer 2019 newsletter features a review of the 4th One Health Aotearoa Symposium held in December 2018, spotlights ESR’s climate change and environmental disruption research and provides save the date details for the next World One Health Congress meeting in Edinburgh in 2020. View the One Health Aotearoa Summer 2019 newsletter.