Vets central to the One Health agenda

Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Source: 
BVA

A new report (published today, 1 November) highlights that vets have an integral part to play in the One Health agenda, which brings together experts from human and animal medicine alongside environmental organisations to tackle pressing global issues.

With contributions from leading national organisations such as The Wildlife Trust, Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD), Royal College of Nursing (RCN), National Trust, PDSA and the British Dental Association (BDA), the British Veterinary Association has launched a first of its kind, One Health in action report to mark One Health Day on 3 November.

A wide range of expertise combined with varying roles from clinical practice to government and research means that vets often go beyond animal health and welfare, advising on human, public and environmental health. However, in order to put the One Health agenda into action, they cannot work alone.

...follow the link to read the article in full on the BVA website...