9 DAYS TO GO…. OMG!!!

Happy One Health Day everybody 🙂

Last night I was trying to summarize our upcoming Zoonotic Disease Awareness day into ‘Vision’, ‘Mission’ & ‘Aim’

Here it is:

OVERALL VISION:

ONE CREATION…ONE HEALTH

MISSION FOR THE 11TH NOV:

BUILD CAPACITY TO DETECT & RESPOND TO ZOONTIC DISEASES

AIM:

INCREASE AWARENESS OF ONE HEALTH & 8 ZOONOTIC DISEASES

OBJECTIVE:

DISTRIBUTE AWARENESS MATERIAL TO STAKEHOLDERS OF ZOONOTIC DISEASE DETECTION AND CONTROL & GIVE STAKEHOLDERS ONGOING ACCESS TO AWARENESS MATERIAL

Pretoria is sunny and warm today.  I’m not sure what I’m going to do to celebrate One Health Day.  I think I shall take Bernie my baby Saint Bernard for a swim :-)…

Lots to do today.  We had to reduce our numbers because of a smaller venue.  Tomorrow, I face the hard job of having to turn people away from the event 😦

We have had so many different people interested in attending.  Farmers, Meat Producers, Vets, Animal Health Technicians, Environmental Health Practitioners, Surveillance Officers, Medical Doctors (GPs), Public Health Specialists, Epidemiology Professors, Human Infectious Disease Control director, Laboratory personal…

…and all I can think of is…

“Oh my word!!! I hope the food is okay and there will be enough coffee…”