The One Health Breakthrough Partnership (OHBP) is a unique group of researchers, academics, water providers and regulators, environment agency representatives, and public health specialists from four public agencies across Scotland working together to reduce pharmaceutical pollution in the environment through sustainable One Health innovation.

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Check out this video highlighting the OHBP background and our work to reduce pharmaceutical pollution in the environment

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OECD publishes report “Management of Pharmaceutical Household Waste”

The OECD published the report “Management of Pharmaceutical Household Waste: Limiting Environmental Impacts of Unused or Expired Medicine” which provides an overview of pharmaceutical consumption and disposal practices across OECD countries, and solutions to reduce waste and environmental pollution resulting from poorly managed waste. A webinar event was also hosted online with a presentation by … Continue reading OECD publishes report “Management of Pharmaceutical Household Waste”

OHBP work on Baseline Data of Pharmaceutical Pollution in Scotland’s water presented at SAGES conference

The OHBP co-ordinator presented work from the Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) project “Pharmaceuticals in the water environment: baseline assessment and recommendations” at the annual conference for the Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society (SAGES) in Dundee. Lydia’s presentation highlighted the background and formation of the OHBP, and collaborative work carried out by … Continue reading OHBP work on Baseline Data of Pharmaceutical Pollution in Scotland’s water presented at SAGES conference

Faculty of Public Health’s virtual conference on 12-13 May will feature plenary by OHBP Co-Founder

The Faculty of Public Health in Scotland will host a virtual conference on May 12-13 “Public health – lighting the path for the next 10, 20, 50 years. Healthier lives and fairer futures through sustainable transformation, local and global action“. This conference will reflect on the 50 years existence of the Faculty of Public Health … Continue reading Faculty of Public Health’s virtual conference on 12-13 May will feature plenary by OHBP Co-Founder

OHBP Co-founder speaks in Pharmaceutical Journal podcast on pharmaceuticals in the environment and antimicrobial resistance

Professor Sharon Pfleger (NHS Highland and Robert Gordon University) spoke in The Pharmaceutical Journal podcast “Pandemic plus? The antibiotic resistance lurking in our rivers” with Professor Alistair Boxall (University of York) and Professor Jason Snape (Global Head of Environmental Protection, AstraZeneca) on the issue of pharmaceutical pollution and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the environment. This … Continue reading OHBP Co-founder speaks in Pharmaceutical Journal podcast on pharmaceuticals in the environment and antimicrobial resistance

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