Socioeconomic inequalities are strongly correlated with inequalities in human health outcomes. The Covid-19 pandemic provided stark examples of how this happens both within countries and among countries. Richer nations were able to secure vaccines ... READ MORE
Hello again dear readers! After a short holiday break, we are back with our usual weekly blogposts. We thought that this example of an animal disease affecting our lives would be a great topic to kickstart 2023. Enjoy!
How did it start?
The ... READ MORE
Sustainable Development Goal 8 is often described as the economic growth goal. However, this simplified definition generates the impression that SDGs are divided between sustainable goals and development goals with goal number eight firmly in ... READ MORE
After a short pause, we're back with another post in our special series about SDGs and One Health. This week, our resident researcher Costanza Manes will take a closer look at SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy. This is especially relevant ... READ MORE
Sustainable development goal 13 is “take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts” or as it is shortened “climate action”1. Starting last Sunday (November 6) and until next Friday (November 18) delegates from different ... READ MORE
Sustainable Development Goal 6 reads: “Ensure access to water and sanitation for all.” This SDG opens our eyes on what is the reality in many parts of the world that completely lack access to clean water. It is true that the western world ... READ MORE
Last March, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) to constitute ... READ MORE
Over the past two years most research collaborations, from team meetings to large conferences, have moved online. What started as a temporary solution, has now become the norm. With the easing of Covid-related restrictions in many countries ... READ MORE
The world is a complex network of relationships shaped by forces that sometimes contrast and other times reinforce each other. This understanding is at the core of the One Health approach: studying and understanding the world in general and ... READ MORE