About OHWA

Mission

One Health Workforce Academies’ (OHWA) mission is to promote the development, delivery, institutionalization, accreditation, and employer-recognition of training and educational activities that are in alignment with One Health core competencies and technical skills.

Vision

OHWA’s vision is to create and sustain an Academy that supports an international and inter-regional network of institutions that are invested in generating, employing, and advancing competent and credentialed One Health future leaders.

Objectives

1

Supports an international and inter-regional network of institutions that are invested in generating, employing, and advancing a competent and credentialed One Health workforce.

2

Establish and maintain an international and inter-regional Faculty Scholars Network consisting of experts in research, pedagogy, and the practice of One Health.

3

Catalyze the formation of international and inter-regional Communities of Practice across scholarly and professional sectors of One Health.

4

Articulate an international and inter-regional career path for One Health trainees.

5

Establish an employment forum to highlight opportunities for credentialed trainees.

6

Liaison with global and international Academies (e.g. WHO Academy) to leverage resources and share best practices related to One Health workforce.

IBOHE

The International Board of One Health Examiners (IBOHE) shall ensure that One Health trainees, practitioners, and professionals have mastered the foundational knowledge and skills relevant to contemporary One Health. This purpose will be accomplished by administering a voluntary certification examination and maintenance of the One Health certification program.

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