The Governments Group of the One Health Platform was established during the 5th International One Health Congress (June 2018) and is chaired by Christianne Bruschke (CVO The Netherlands) and Osman Dar (Public Health England, UK).
It comprises of governmental health experts and public health officials. Together, they form an informal think tank that helps align the activities of the Platform and the programs of the World One Health Congresses and Fora with the needs and expectations of policy makers.
Heather Brown, Public Health Agency of Canada
Hovhannes Mkrtchyan, State Service for Food Safety, Armenia
Klaus Lorenz, Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety, Germany
Arnold Dwarkasing, Ministry of Health, Curaçao
Tara Wahab, Public Health Agency of Sweden
Musa Sekamatte, Ministry of Health, Uganda
Wayne Ramkrishna, National Department of Health, South Africa
Frank Koenen, One Health coordinator, Belgium
Sanne Wiingreen, Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark
Pebi Susen and Ni Made Ria Isriyanthi, Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesia
Phil Shoemack, Medical Officer of Health, New Zealand
Helen Scott-Orr, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Australia
Outi Kuivasniemi, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland