One Health Day at Think Corner

Join the One Health Day event 4th of November to hear about Helsinki One Health research: how human, animal and environmental health are linked.

The World One Health Day is held annually in the beginning of November all over the world.

HOH Helsinki One Health will host an open event to promote the One Health Day on 4th of November, 2019, starting at 3PM at the Stage of Think Corner (Tiedekulma, Yliopistonkatu 4, Helsinki). This year, the event is held in English to reach our researchers and community worldwide and it will be broadcasted as a live online stream.

How does studying genome of bacteria or epilepsy in dogs improve One Health? How is the health of humans, animals and environment linked together? HOH – Helsinki One Health research network combines the research of human, animal and environmental health. 4 November at 3PM in Tiedekulma (Think Corner), the director of the HOH, Prof. Olli Peltoniemi tells about the Helsinki One Health and why you should join the network, and the recently appointed HOH tenure track professors, Tarja Pääkkönen (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki) and Annamari Heikinheimo (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki and Finnish Food Authority) present their viewpoints on One Health. 

Director of HOH, Prof. Olli Peltoniemi: Helsinki Goes One Health

HOH Assistant prof. Tarja Pääkkönen: Canine epilepsy as a translational model of human epilepsy

HOH Assistant prof. Annamari Heikinheimo: Animals, humans and zoonotic antimicrobial resistance

We also have a commentary from Sanna Lauslahti, the Managing Director of Lääketeollisuus ry (Pharma Industry Finland): How can One Health research affect decision-making? Lauslahti is a Doctor of Administrative Sciences, and has vast experience on decision-making and the topics of health as a former Member of Parliament.

Join us on site or follow the free webstream: 

All researchers, teachers, students, stakeholders, influencers and interested citizens warmly welcome!

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