Joint organized by Malaysia One Health University Network (MyOHUN), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Asian Association of Veterinary School (AAVS), World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA), and Department of Veterinary Services (DVS), the International Congress on One Health 2019 was held from 25th to 26th June 2019, with more than 250 researchers, policy makers, academicians attended the congress.
The theme “Enhancing Global Health and Wealth” for this year’s Congress reflects the importance of reassessing our present situation and achievements, before charting the way forward for the continual betterment of health and wealth of all creatures. This is in line with the vision and mission of the United States Agency for International Development(USAID) and the country. The congress was officiated by Deputy Minister of Health Malaysia, YB Dr. Lee Boon Chye, during the opening ceremony on 25th June 2019. Various topics on One Health and poultry were discussed alongside poster presentation that provided platform and knowledge catalyzing intellectual exchange and networking. The congress aims that discussions resulted from deliberation and interaction among professionals from diverse disciplines during the congress will further enhance our understanding and transverse beyond the intellectual discourse of the meetings to benefit every party on this global health.