What is One Health? - Deepstash
What is One Health?

What is One Health?

One Health is a collective approach/concept that strives to achieve optimal health outcomes by recognizing the interconnection between people, animals, plants, and the environment.

9 STASHED

1 LIKE

MORE IDEAS FROM THEARTICLE

The concept of One health in real life
  1. Increase in human populations & our dependancy on animals causes more people to live in close contact with wild/domestic animals.
  2. Disruptions in environmental conditions & habitats .
  3. The increase in movement of people, animals, and animal products from international travel & trade.

6 STASHED

The One Health approach

Successful public health interventions require communication, cooperation and a coordination of activities between human, animal, & environmental health professionals, as well as policy makers, law enforcement & the general public.

Collaboration between sectors is crucial in tackling problems at a human-animal-environment interface.

5 STASHED

One Health issues.

One Health issues include:

Medical, psychological, economic and occupational fields can also benefit from a One Health approach involving collaboration across disciplines and sectors.

5 STASHED

Deepstash helps you become inspired, wiser and productive, through bite-sized ideas from the best articles, books and videos out there.

GET THE APP:

RELATED IDEAS

The new virus

They are a group of viruses that cause respiratory infections, including the common cold.
They can infect certain animals and spread from one animal to another. They can reach the human body if certain mutations occur in the virus.

138 STASHED

An epidemic is a broad term used to describe any problem that is actively spreading and has grown out of control.

The pandemic relates to geographic spread. It describes a disease that affects a whole country or the entire world.

121 STASHED

In the spring of 2009, a novel influenza A (H1N1) virus emerged. It was detected first in the United States and spread quickly across the United States and the world. 

This new H1N1 virus contained a unique combination of influenza genes not previously identified in animals or people.

59 STASHED

1 LIKE