January One Health Month Events

January is proclaimed as One Health Awareness Month in Hawaiʻi, the USA, and the world! One Health is the transdisciplinary approach to collaborate and promote the health of people, animals, and environment. To celebrate One Health, the Department of Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology, and Pharmacology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is hosting seminars and activities for everyone to participate!
Join us to learn more and immerse yourself in One Health this month!

ONE HEALTH MONTH SEMINARS

2023 Maui Wildfires: One Health Dimensions and Response

Neil Vezeau, DVM, MPH
Founder, International Student One Health Association
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 4:00 PM HST
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/94878973057?pwd=Qno2RkRKNFUrVVFLd080VWpqTWVFQT09
Passcode: 735346


Climate Change: It’s About Health

Elizabeth Kiefer, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, JABSOM
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM HST
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/91783331725?pwd=QUVNMUJxSnpLc1gvMnlmYjdPOFZrUT09
Passcode: 366935

ONE HEALTH OUTREACH WEEK

January 22-25, 2024
JABSOM Medical Education Building Lobby (Tentative)
Check out our booth with poster boards, flyers, and resources that revolve around One Health! Also, get to learn more about how you as a student or faculty can include the One Health approach in your education.

JABSOM WALKS FOR ALOHA

Sunday, January 28, 2024 at 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Meet at Park Entrance – Kaka’ako Waterfront Park
102 Ohe St. Honolulu, HI 96813
Come along with us to talk and walk with MD students, physicians, veterinarians, and other health professionals from the community. We’ll have a fun One Health talk, walk, raffle prizes, and yummy food at the event!
We highly recommend that you RSVP with the google form HERE to ensure we have enough food and prizes for everyone.
Please RSVP for the walk by Friday, January 26, 2024 by 4:00 PM.
We look forward to seeing you there!

To learn more about One Health at UH, visit our website at https://manoa.hawaii.edu/onehealth/.
If you have any questions about One Health Month events, please reach out to Dr. Jerrisa Ching at jching21@hawaii.edu.