Ohio State Global One Health initiative (GOHi)

  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Ohio State Global One Health initiative (GOHi)

The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio.

The Ohio State Global One Health initiative (GOHi) is a university-wide research and training capacity building unit that focuses on issues at the interface of human health, animal health and the environment, including infectious and chemical hazards, both acute, such as infectious, and chronic, such as cancer. GOHi works with different national and international academic, research, and regulatory institutes to develop an effective, systems-based and sustainable One Health approach for early detection, prevention, and control of emerging and endemic zoonotic and multi-drug resistance (MDR) infections. GOHi recently inaugurated its Eastern Africa regional office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with strategic activities in sub-Saharan African, mainly Kenya and Tanzania. The Ohio State Global One Health, LLC is a recognized non-governmental entity affiliated with the Ohio State University.