One Health and Development Initiative (OHDI)

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Welcome to One Health and Development Initiative

We are a nonprofit nongovernmental organization working to promote education, advocacy, research, and solutions to interrelated issues of human, animal, and ecosystem health through the integrated One Health approach.

Who We Are

At OHDI, our mission is rooted in the evidence that public health issues are intertwined across the human, animal, and environmental ecosystems thereby requiring a holistic approach to effective and sustainable solutions. Therefore, in implementing our various activities through community-based impact programs, media, advocacy, and research, the core values of “One Health” are consistently integrated to achieve sustainable results in health and development.

Our Areas of Work

Our Implementation Strategies

Research

Conducting and promoting scientific research to inform evidence-based solutions that would advance One Health outcomes and help us achieve our programmatic goals. This is conducted internally within the organization or in collaboration with external stakeholders, institutions, and organizations.

Advocacy and Policy Influencing

Engaging policy-makers and influencers at subnational, national, and continental levels, and advocating for the establishment and implementation of relevant policy framework and laws that would achieve our programmatic One Health goals

Community-based Projects

Implementation of community-based projects that fall under our respective programmatic focus areas. We ensure that projects are relevant and directly meet the core needs of the target communities.

Media

Utilization of online and traditional media tools to promote news, information, education, awareness, and advocacy on relevant and contending One Health issues.

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OUR HISTORY

One Health and Development Initiative was founded in June 2019 by Dr. Kikiope Oluwarore, a veterinarian with interrelated experiences in One Health, global health security and animal welfare.

Our Board

Our Board of Trustees and Advisors are highly experienced and accomplished professionals with varied skills across One Health, public sector and private establishments who contribute their valuable time, services and expertise to the growth and sustainability of the organization.

Our Team

One Health and Development Initiative (OHDI) is a growing organization managed by an amazing team of dedicated staff and volunteers.

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