GG News Bureau
Bengaluru, 27th June. The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India, has taken an initiative to bring stakeholders from animal, human, and environmental health together on a single platform to address challenges using a One-Health approach.
The One-Health Framework undertaking project is being implemented in the states of Karnataka and Uttarakhand by the DAHD in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as an implementation partner.
Tomorrow, the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD) will launch the One Health Pilot in Bengaluru.
This pilot project in Karnataka will be launched by Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, in the presence of other key dignitaries and stakeholders from the Centre and state levels representing the livestock, human, wildlife, and environment sectors.
Based on the findings of this initiative, the DAHD would create a national One Health roadmap, which would aid in the prevention of future zoonotic disease outbreaks by providing better response mechanisms and management while incorporating global best practices.
During the event, a capacity building plan for Karnataka and a One Health brochure (Kannada) will be unveiled.