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RCZI seeks to promote the One Health agenda by means of promoting inter-sectoral collaborations across different levels. The RCZI Working Group consists of national experts from Veterinary, Agriculture, Public health and Wild life Science backgrounds. We are also a part of several national and international networks working on Zoonoses control and promotion of One Health approaches. Some of the networks we are currently a part of are:

National Standing Committee on Zoonoses

Multi-sectoral committee of Government of India's ministry of health, ministry of agriculture and ministry of environment and forests and their apex technical institutions. Additional representation includes academic and research organizations from human and veterinary sciences and veterinary cadres of armed forces. A core group of the Standing Committee, comprising of ICMR, WHO, WII, IVRI and PHFI is working towards effectively integrating zoonotic diseases into current surveillance mechanisms.

Connecting Health Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance (CHORDS)

CHORDS is a unique global forum for disease surveillance experts to interact with each other, in a community of practice, to strengthen capabilities to meet country requirements under the International Health Regulations using a One Health approach. RCZI is part of this network of regional surveillance networks comprising of PAHO, SEE, SACIDS, EAIDSNet, MECIDS, MBDS, EpiSouth*, APEIR and a number of development partners and organizations (WHO, OIE, Wildlife Trust, ProMed, NTI-GHSI, Global Health Corps, Ministry of Health ( Jordan, Pakistan, Laos, Thailand ), University of Washington; Foundation Monrieux, The Rockefeller Foundation, The CDC Foundation, French Development Agency, Rand Corp, and IDRC.

ASEF Europe Network of Public Health

Asia Europe Foundation Network of Public Health is implemented and managed by the Asia-Europe Foundation. The ASEF Network for Public Health provides an ideal platform for enhanced collaboration on health related issues between Asia and Europe. It addresses the main challenges raised by the emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases having high pandemic potential and significant socio-economic impacts. Current membership of the network includes member organizations from ASEM (Asia Europe Meeting) countries - Austria, ASEAN Secretariat, Belgium , Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, European Commission, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mongolia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vietnam. RCZI is a recent entrant to the network.

The RCZI initiative is actively trying to increase the networking on different disciplines, institutions and sectors for promotion of One Health agenda. For more information see our 'Get Involved' section
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