3 Must-reads on One Health
In light of One Health Day 2021, these 3 articles highlight how this concept and approach can help prevent and solve health threats shared by humans, animals, and the environment.
Today marks One Health Day—a worldwide campaign dedicated to raising awareness and education on the One Health concept and approach addressing the mutual health threats that humans, animals, and the environment face. To shed light on this global initiative, we have spotlighted 3 articles that emphasize the vital role this movement plays on human and animal health alike.
From a review of how One Health can help prevent and treat vector borne diseases to the role veterinarians can play in promoting the cause—there's something for everyone. Happy reading!
- How can One Health combat vector borne diseases?: Deborah Thomson, DVM, explained the One Health concept and approach and how they work in tandem to inform the public on vector borne diseases and improve treatment methods.
- Why and how to educate your clients about One Health: Learn why One Health is vital and discover tips on instilling this global initiative at your veterinary clinic.
- In the trenches: The veterinarian’s role in the One Health movement: Audrey Ruple, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVPM, MRCVS, discussed the value of veterinarians promoting One Health, how professionals can spread the word to medical doctors, get more involved, and beyond.