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Insights on One Health - Brief Reports of WYSS 2023 · One Health International Forum & IBCOP 2023 · PC 2 (1)
2023/5/6 21:53:00 本站中国绿发会

At the World Young Scientist Summit 2023 · One Health International Forum & International Biodiversity Conference of People · Parallel Forum 2, which was held on April 26, 2023 at Wenzhou-Kean University, brought together academicians, practitioners, policy-and-decision makers and young scientists from all over the world to exchange and explore the role of One Health, emphasizing the close connection between the health of environment, animal & plant, and human beings.

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With the theme of "One World, One Health”, academicians as well as experts, scholars, and young talents in the fields of environment, life, and health from home and abroad, discussed the interdependence between various fields such as environment, health, economy, and society, highlighting the harmonious relationship between human and nature, and promoting global cooperation and collaborative response to public health and eco-environment challenges.

 

Professor Wang Li, President of Wenzhou Kean University, presented his own opinions on the significance of "One Health", the importance of global young scientists engaged in "One Health", and the necessity of international cooperation in the field of public health in his welcome speech at the opening ceremony. He called on world people to work together to promote the recognition of the “One Health” concept on a global scale, and make contributions to human's health and welfare.

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Dr. Fang Jun, Secretary General of the One Health Work Committee of the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF), emphasized that health is an important bedrock for national prosperity and the great rejuvenation of China, as well as a component of building a community with a shared future for mankind. Dr. Fang also introduced the future work direction of the One Health Work Committee of CBCGDF, in order to promote the development of the "One Health" concept and discipline construction in China.


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Dr. Wenhong Zhang, Director of National Center for Infectious Diseases (Shanghai), Director of Infectious Department of Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, made a speech at the opening ceremony by pre-recorded video. “Health is the pursuit of all humanity and the protection of biodiversity. In such a shared world of life on Earth, we should strive to create a healthy, shared, clean and beautiful world.” He also advocate the concept of harmonious coexistence between humans and nature, in order to face the challenges of future public health issue outbreaks together.


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Ms. Fawn Wang, Senior Adviser of International Affairs of Yale University, Former Assistant Secretary of the University and Director for East Asia, Yale University, made a magnificent speech explained the concept of “One Health” made by WHO, FAO and World Organization for Animal Health, indicating that the conserving of wildlife and habitats is very important. The COVID-19 also shows people the importance of the idea of "One Health", and we need to take positive measures to prevent future pandemic outbreaks.

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Mr. Erik Solheim, Former Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Former Executive Director of UNEP, also sent his video speech to this meeting. He emphasized that pollution according to the world health organization is killing about 7 million people globally every year. So it's very clear that we need a new concept of health. The old concept of health was “humanity defeating nature”. The new concept of health is "humanity working with nature, in nature and making both the planet and individual healthy and safe", which is "a concert of planetary health”.


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Mr. Chen Yingxu, Vice Mayor of Wenzhou City, indicated that Wenzhou is focusing on promoting the modernization of urban health and safety, initiating and implementing public health safety actions, further improving cross-region cooperation mechanisms, strengthening the monitoring, warning and control of new and major infectious diseases, enhancing the rescue capabilities, and accelerating the construction of the safest city for public health.

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Four ceremonies were also held during the opening ceremony, including the Initiative of Overseas Science and Technology Workers' Home, Wenzhou-Kean University Talent Recruitment Signing Ceremony, the Awarding Ceremony of Service Center for Overseas Professionals (CAST), and the Launching Ceremony of Wenzhou-Kean University Student Research Day and Science Open Day.

 

At the meeting, both Chinese and foreign participants reached a consensus that without healthy nature, there would be no healthy human beings. The only one Earth need to be taken care of by everyone in order to promote the construction of ecological civilization and sustainable development.

 

For further details and highlights of the meeting, please browse the following link: https://live.baidu.com/m/media/pclive/pchome/live.html?room_id=8225980528&source=h5pre

 

Writer: Richard

 

Checked by: Maggie