POSTPONED TO LATE OCTOBER 2021

Due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the Organizing Committee which is comprised of many public health officials determined in the interest of public health, postponement was warranted in the event of a COVID-19 resurgence, local mobilization efforts, and potential travel restrictions imposed by employers or health authorities. We look forward to making 2021 even better.

POSTPONED TO LATE OCTOBER 2021

Submit an Abstract for the rescheduled 2021 Conference. Abstracts Welcome.

SUBMIT RESEARCH & PANEL ABSTRACTS HERE

ONE HEALTH | ONE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT CONFERENCE

Location

Join us at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa located along the white sand beaches of Montego Bay, Jamaica. The airport is just over 70 minutes of flight time south of Miami, Florida USA. The Hilton is a 10-minute drive from the Montego Bay airport.

 

Tentative Schedule

The conference will begin with an opening evening presentation on a Monday. Research, Demonstration, Panel, and Plenary Presentations will occur during the week for the One Health | One Global Environment Conference. Environmental and/or One Health Tours will occur on a Thursday The Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors will also be hosting their annual meeting on Thursday and/or Friday.

One Health Conference Purpose
Environmental Health provides a critical link to protecting human health from human-to-human, vector-borne, and zoonotic diseases. The academic conference and faculty forum intends to use discussions and presentations about new surveillance techniques, diagnostics, disease prevention strategies, policies, academic curriculum design, and much more to foster networking and One Health capacity building within the environmental health community.

One Health Initiative Purpose 

The One Health Initiative describes the One Health concept as "a worldwide strategy for expanding interdisciplinary collaborations and communications in all aspects of health care for humans, animals and the environment. The synergism achieved will advance health care for the 21st century and beyond by accelerating biomedical research discoveries, enhancing public health efficacy, expeditiously expanding the scientific knowledge base, and improving medical education and clinical care. When properly implemented, it will help protect and save untold millions of lives in our present and future generations." For more information on the One Health concept and other One Health events or news, please visit the One Health Initiative and/or One Health Commission websites.

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KEYNOTE & PLENARY SPEAKERS

Grayson Brown, PhD, 

Executive Director, Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit, P.R. Science/Technology Research Trust

Past-President Entomological Society of America || PhD, Washington State Univ.

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Wondwossen Gebreyes DVM, PhD, ACVPM, Executive Director of Global One Health, The Ohio State University

DVM, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia || PhD, North Carolina State University

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David Dyjack, DrPH, CIH, Executive Director & CEO, National Environmental Health Association (U.S.)

DrPH, University of Michigan, Board Certified Industrial Hygienist

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AN IFEH Americas Region Conference

The One Health| One Global Environment is reflects the collaborations of the IFEH Americas Region and Environmental Health Faculty from the Americas. Beyond presenting, the event offers great professional development opportunities to all persons worldwide. Trainings are also being planned by the U.S.-based National Environmental Health Association. Visit this site for updates.

 

Sponsorship opportunities are available. We seek to provide significantly reduced registration rates for presenters attending from nation's with limited financial resources. We also welcome opportunities to subsidize conference costs for student presenters. Please contact Dr. Henroy Scarlett, Conference Chair, if you are able to assist.

Initial Sponsors (Actively Seeking 2021 Sponsors):

Media Partner: The One Health | One Global Environment Conference encourages participants with previously unpublished results to consider submitting their research work to the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

(2018 Impact Factor: 2.468)

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Jamaica Contact

+1-876-970-6620

Ext. 3620

Jamaica Assoc. of Public Health Inspectors 

Shop #F201, Rodney Memorial, Emancipation Square P.O. Box 616, Spanish Town, Jamaica

U.S. Contact

+1-859-622-6343