Global One Health initiative


Mutually beneficial partnerships and collaborations are central to the success of the One Health concept. GOHi works in collaboration with individuals, groups, and organizations to maximize our impact.

We believe that our partnerships should be mutually beneficial, improve lives, and make the world a healthier, happier, more productive place.

Our partners gain the benefit of Ohio State’s considerable expertise in building capacity and solving the world’s most challenging problems. At the same time, Ohio State gains:

We are pleased to share the list of internal and external partners involved in making One Health a reality.

Our external partners range from academic institutions, to non-governmental, inter-governmental and government agencies. In order to achieve our goals, the partnership needs to engage all sectors. Here is a list of our key external partners:

Addis Ababa University
Armauer Hansen Research Institute
Aklilu Lema Institute of Pathobiology
Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa Hub at ILRI
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), FDA (USA)
Ethiopian Public Health Institute
Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority
Federal University of Paraiba (Brazil)
Food Animal Health Research Program
Federal Ministry of Health (Ethiopia)
Federal Ministry of Agriculture (Ethiopia)
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology
International Livestock Research Institute
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI)
National Animal Health Diagnostic and Investigations Center (NAHDIC)
National Autonomous University of Mexico
National Institute of Health, Fogarty International Center (NIH-FIC)
National Veterinary Institute (NVI)
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Pan African Vaccine Center (African Union)
Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania)
University of Florida
University of Gondar
University of Nairobi (Kenya)
U.S. Agency for International Development
World Health Organization (WHO), Advisory Group for International Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance

Support units:
Ohio State Outreach and Engagement Grant
Ohio State’s Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases (PHPID) initiative
Ohio State’s Office of Distance Education and E-Learning
Ohio State Wexner Medical Center

Ohio State’s seven health sciences colleges:
College of Dentistry
College of Medicine
College of Nursing
College of Optometry
College of Pharmacy
College of Public Health
College of Veterinary Medicine