6th World One Health Congress

Friday 30th October 2020, 9:00am to Tuesday 3rd November 2020, 5:00pm

Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of the world's leading hubs for medical and health expertise so it is fitting that Scotlandís capital will host the esteemed 6th World One Health Congress in 2020.  

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Over 2,000 participants will attend the four-day event, which will be held at the EICC, presenting the opportunity to showcase Scotlandís sector expertise and resource to a worldwide audience.  

Scotlandís strong Higher Education sector continues to deliver world class research, which is helping to deliver solutions to global challenges within livestock industries and both veterinary and human medicine.  

One Health is an international movement that aims to attain optimal health and well-being for people, domestic animals, wildlife and the environment, by bringing together various disciplines to make a difference to the lives of people and animals, society and the environment.  One Health aims to enhance understanding of and preparedness for current and future outbreaks of infectious diseases in humans and animals, such as Ebola, including the ecological and environmental factors which drive these diseases.