One Health EcoHealth 2016

3rd to 7th December 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

The Congress will be a ‘meeting of the minds’ for researchers, policy makers and practitioners who are working towards more integrated approaches and effective responses to complex global health challenges. The program brings together a formidable array of outstanding science, knowledge and expertise and will excite anyone committed to innovation and better ways of working in global health management.

The congress will focus on specific themes:

  • Creating a healthier world
  • Food and nutrition systems – feeding our world safely and sustainably
  • Responding to emerging diseases and invasive species
  • Integrating science, policy and action
One Health

One Health approaches the aim to improve health and well-being through the prevention of risks and the mitigation of effects of crises that originate at the interface between humans, animals and diverse environments.

One Health promotes coordinated, collaborative, cross-sectoral, and ‘whole-of-society’ approaches to health hazards.



EcoHealth is a transdisciplinary research field that aims to improve the health of people, animals and ecosystems to address complex challenges facing our planet.

EcoHealth emphasises understanding of social and ecological systems and drivers of social determinants of health and ecosystem changes holistically.


General information

Date: 3rd to 7th December 2016one-health-logo-300x294


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, Victoria 3006

Registration: For information on registration and fees please click here.

Find the preliminary program here.

Please click here to see an invitation from the OHEH 2016 Organising Committee and explore what the Congress and Melbourne have to offer!


Published in GI-Mail 09/2016 (English edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.

Tip: More up to date educational events can be found online in the Education Database »medicine & health«.

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