SVM WIFSS and Huazhong Agricultural University explore development of a One Health Center

The Western Institute of Food Safety and Security (WIFSS) had the pleasure of welcoming Huazhong Agricultural University this past September. The visit aimed to unite the University of California Davis Veterinary School of Medicine (SVM) and the Huazhong Agricultural University toward the continuation of research in One Health for food safety and security across the two nations.

One Health, Food Safety and Food Security in Rwanda

In Rwanda, cows are culturally revered and given as gifts, which create a lasting bond of goodwill and camaraderie between the giver and receiver. Because cows hold such esteem in Rwanda, the Gir’inka program, which provides a poor family a cow, has been successful in alleviating malnutrition and poverty.

Planting the Seed of One Health

On February 18, 2022, the 13th UC Davis Education Conference on One Health for Food Safety, Agriculture and Animal Health concluded. Dr. Osburn delivered his closing remarks, recognizing the participation of all the colleges and the efforts made by all the conference coordinators. Certificates were issued to all the participants, guest speakers, team facilitators, and our wonderful volunteers.