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Information for Action for Animal Health’s parliamentary reception invitees

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle will host a standing reception in the UK’s Houses of Parliament on behalf of Action for Animal Health on Tuesday 4 July to formally launch our report The Case for Investing in Animal Health to Support One Health.

This report sets outs the case for why we need to pay closer attention to the health of animals we depend on to implement One Health and for sustainable development. It outlines the current state of animal health systems in lower and middle income countries, with a special focus on Pakistan and Ethiopia.

Time: 2pm until 4pm


  • Dr Klara Saville, chair of Action for Animal Health
  • Dr Simon Doherty (Ripple Effect) in conversation with Dr Tewodros Tesfaye, Programme Manager at Brooke Ethiopia
  • Dr Keith Sumption, Chief Veterinary Officer of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Followed by canapés and bubbles at 3pm.

Location: Terrace Dining Room B. Entrance via Cromwell Green visitors’ entrance.

Transport: nearest tube station is Westminster on the Circle, District and Jubilee lines.

Attendance by invitation from Baroness Bennett and the Action for Animal Health coalition only. Invitations must be shown electronically or as a printed version at security.

Please read Parliament’s Code of Conduct for private events. This includes guidance on security searches, accessibility and photography. Please allow 30-45 minutes to clear security.

Please note that photographs will be taken during the event for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the charity’s aims. Image usage may include (but not be limited to) use in printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and fundraising materials. If you would prefer not to feature in photos please email ellie.parravani@thebrooke.org before the event.