Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes longer days, warmer temperatures, and plenty of opportunities to engage in outdoor activities. However, the summer season also brings an increased risk of exposure to zoonotic ... READ MORE
Sustainable development goal 9 is to “build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable infrastructure and foster innovation” by 2030 or as it is shortened “industries, innovation, and infrastructure”1.
Besides that, the words “sustainable”, ... 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
The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) is summarized by its title: “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”, the connections between education and health are diverse and ... READ MORE
SDG 3 is more complex than we think
Sustainable Development Goal 3 reads: “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.” The connection between this particular SDG and One Health might seem simple and straightforward, ... READ MORE
In 1994 Dr. Per Fugelli, a physician working at the Institute of Social Medicine of Oslo, published a paper titled “In Search of a Global Social Medicine”. Its abstract neatly summarizes his call to action for the medical profession: “Patient ... READ MORE
“From my youth on,” writes Italo Calvino, “my personal motto has been the old Latin tag, festina lente, “make haste slowly”.
The original form, σπεῦδε βραδέως (speũde bradéōs), is Classical Greek, of which festina ... READ MORE
In 2018, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly proclaimed that every June 7th would be World Food Safety Day. Food safety and food security play an important role in nutrition. According to the United Nations' Committee on World Food Security, ... READ MORE
The separation between “sciences” and “humanities” in the intellectual life of all of Western society remains as entrenched today as it was in the mid-20th century (1). Although medical students benefit from the arts and the humanities, ... READ MORE
At the end of a semester learning about Systems Thinking in One Health, the graduate students of the One Health Center applied their newly learned skills to analyze and suggest solutions to some of the “wicked problems” faced by humanity. ... READ MORE