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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.

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.
Jing Liao

Model for improving campylobacter management

A refined model for understanding the source of campylobacter infections may be a key management tool for public health officials around the world. The pathogen campylobacter, which causes the gastrointestinal infection campylobacteriosis, is the most frequently notified enteric disease in New Zealand, according to the Ministry of Health, and places an incredible stress on the ...
View of a stream between paddocks

OHA member awarded NZ Freshwater Sciences Society medal

One Health Aotearoa Management Group member Professor Russell Death from Massey University was awarded the New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society Medal at their annual meeting last week. The medal is the Society’s highest honour and recognises Russell’s outstanding services and contribution to freshwater science through his commitments to research, scientific publishing, teaching and communicating his ...
Dr David Wilkinson

Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans changing the environment, to help identify where and how society can mitigate the risk of infectious disease emergence, such as Ebola Virus Disease in Africa. The paper, Habitat fragmentation, biodiversity loss and the risk of novel infectious disease emergence, details the ...
Inaugural Oceania Planetary Health Forum November 2018

One Health Aotearoa Spring 2018 newsletter

Our Spring 2018 newsletter features the latest information about the 4th One Health Aotearoa Symposium, reports on the inaugural Oceania Planetary Health Forum held recently in Fiji and reflects on what we have learnt from the 1918 influenza pandemic 100 years on. View the One Health Aotearoa Spring 2018 newsletter.