Webinar: Reclaiming One Health

16 Jan 2024
15:00 - 16:30

SID has the immense pleasure to invite you to a thought-provoking webinar titled "Reclaiming One Health” scheduled for January 16th , 2024., from 15.00 to 16.30 CET. This event promises a profound exploration of the crucial interplay between human, animal and environmental health, featuring distinguished speakers and experts from various fields.

Folleto en español: SID-spanish

Annonce en français: SID-french

Registration Link:  here (Zoom)


Featured speakers:

  • Daniele Mandrioli, Director of the Global Glyphosate Study at Ramazzini Institute
  • Genevieve Savigny, Confédération Paysanne and La Via Campesina
  • Igor da Silva Barbosa, Minister of External Relations at the Government of Brasil (tbc)
  • Marjan Leneman, Director at Diversity Focus
  • Nina Jamal, Head of Pandemics and Campaign Strategies at Four Paws
  • Nithin Ramakrishnan,  Third World Network


The session will be moderated by Nicoletta Dentico (SID).

Everyone talks about One Health today, but the relevance newly assigned to the topic increasingly manifests itself in its slippery counterintuitive connotations. In real life, One Health defines the profound interconnections that exist across the fields of human, veterinary, and environmental health, bringing the need for new categories in the way we tackle food systems, biodiversity loss, zoonoses, microbiome diversity, and antimicrobial resistance, and addressing the root causes for systemic ill-health and potential new pandemics, instead of limiting the scope to merely treating the symptoms, in the case of new outbreaks. In other words, One Health entails a biocentric approach to health. In the mainstream narrative instead, including at the WHO negotiations for a new binding instrument for pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response, One Health remains hijacked by a purely anthropocentric approach. 

In this session, the Society for International Development SID will launch the latest publication of its flagship’s Journal “Development” and initiate a prolific dialogue on the concept of One Health that takes into consideration selected regional experiences, ancestral knowledge and alternative points of view.

Language interpretation will be provided in English, Spanish and French to ensure inclusivity and accessibility for all attendees.

The webinar is part of a series of policy debates organized by Geneva Global health Hub (G2H2) in the week of 15th-19th January, ahead of the WHO Executive Board, with the aim to provide spaces for sharing, assessing and debating health policy and governance challenges within and beyond the items covered by the formal agenda of WHO EB, bridging from health policies to people’s realities, addressing determinants of health and promoting democratic governance.

For more information on the G2H2 policy debates and the other sessions organized, click here.


Please register (to this and other sessions) to secure your spot.

Registration Link:  here (Zoom)

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