One Health

David Dyjack, DrPH, CIH

"... one love, one life ... leaves you baby if you don't care for it."

Ah, the amazing voice of Johnny Cash. He does a spectacular cover of this brilliant lyric from U2's "One."

Yet, I digress and should get to the topic of this month's column--One Health.

The One Health concept is a global strategy that recognizes the interrelatedness between the health of humans, animals, and the environment. It encourages interdisciplinary collaborations with all other applicable health related professionals (e.g., physicians, veterinarians, ecologists, health scientists, and other) to help achieve more expeditious and efficacious results. Hang with me for a few minutes to discover and explore its relevance and significance to you and your community...

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Journal of Environmental Health
October 2016
Volume 79, Number 3