- 14 April 2024 23:59 SAST
Submission deadline for Abstracts, LMIC Fund, Early Career Scientists' Fund
- May 2024
Notification of acceptance for Abstracts, LMIC Fund, Early Career Scientists' Fund
- 30 June 2024 23:59 SAST
Early Bird registration ends
- 4 June 2024
Late breaker abstracts submission opens
- 4 August 2024
Late breaker abstracts submission closes
- 14 August 2024
Notification of acceptance for late breakers
Topics of the 8th World One Health Congress
We are delighted to announce that the abstract submission process for the upcoming World One Health Congress is now open. This global event serves as a platform for experts, researchers, and professionals from diverse disciplines to converge and exchange knowledge on critical topics related to One Health. One of the key elements in this process is the submission of abstracts, and to streamline the process and ensure that your research aligns with the goals of the Congress, we have provided a comprehensive list of topics to choose from.
The abstract driven sessions include: One Health Science (animal, plant and human health, zoonoses, pandemic preparedness and prevention), One Health Food, One Health Climate and Environment, One Health Socio-Economics, Equity and Capacity Building, One Health AMR. Please choose your topic carefully. You may submit under a maximum of 3 topics.
- Risk factors driving zoonotic and spillover infections
- Emerging infections: discovery platforms and diagnostics
- Emerging infections: ecology, epidemiology and pathogenesis
- Innovative technologies for pathogen surveillance and detection
- Integrated surveillance of infectious diseases in humans and animals
- New approaches to environmental surveillance
- Linkages between One Health and Plant health
- Determinants of inter-species and intra-species transmissibility of infectious agents
- Vaccines for emerging and zoonotic diseases
- Therapeutics for emerging and zoonotic diseases
- Preventive interventions for pandemic preparedness
- Pandemic preparedness: detection and response
- One health aspects of biosecurity and biosafety
- Neglected tropical diseases and vector- borne diseases
- One Health in non-communicable diseases
- Food and feed security, nutrition, and One Health
- Food-borne diseases and animal health controls
- Climate change and One Health
- Economics of One Health
- Education and development of the One Health workforce
- Equitable distribution of One Health vaccines and treatment including to LMIC’s and underrepresented communities
- Human, Animal and Environmental dimensions of the burden and impact of AMR
- AMR: the One Health drivers
- Big data and digital solutions for One Health
- Surveillance for AMR in humans, animals, and the environment
- New antimicrobials and vaccination as tools in AMR reduction
- Human behavior and social sciences in One Health
- Gender and One Health
- Alternative approaches to tackling AMR
- Science-based One Health governance
- One Health approaches and wildlife management
Science Policy Interface Program
You are also welcome to submit a concept note for the Science Policy Interface track. This track translates science into policy.
- Governance and leadership, Legal frameworks, Financing One Health
- Biosecurity and biosafety
- Feed and food production and safety (incl One Health aspects of livestock and aquaculture)
- Climate change: drivers and One Health concerns (including adaptation)
- Civil Society and Community engagement /risk perception, education, and communication
- Other topics for Science Policy Interface sessions
The University of Pretoria (UP) is one of Africa’s top universities and the largest contact university in South Africa. They produce socially impactful research to find solutions for the world’s most pressing issues.
Vetlink is our local congress organizer. Established in 1999, they have more than 20 years’ experience in congress organization in South Africa.
Confirmed keynote speakers
Bring together all stakeholders working in the One Health arena to discuss major One Health challenges and give the opportunity to share research data and policy developments.
Connect the dots between One Health science and public health security policy.
Through an open call for abstracts, highlight work from scientists and key opinion leaders in One Health around the world and bring evidence-based research and policy developments to the community.
Provide an opportunity to One Health Fellows to get involved in the Congress and an opportunity to students to present their research and participate in the Congress.