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
Last week, we published a blog post talking about neglected tropical diseases, and we thought it would be appropriate to follow up with a closer look at one of these diseases that is now present in Florida. Dengue fever is a neglected ... READ MORE
Picture this, you were finally able to save up for that amazing trip to the Caribbean and you're there. Sipping on a pina colada, laying on a hammock on your last day, and of course, scratching the bites of those pesky mosquitoes that seem to ... READ MORE
In the context of One Health, SDG 17 (Partnerships for the goals) is particularly important because it acknowledges the interconnectedness of health issues and the need for a holistic, collaborative approach to addressing them. One Health, ... READ MORE
Sustainable Development Goal 12 focuses on production and consumption patterns, aiming to promote sustainability in both. Sustainable production and consumption of everything needed for human life is strongly correlated with the health of animals, ... 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?
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The idiom “what the eye doesn’t see, the heart doesn’t grieve over” can, in a certain sense, be applied to public health. The not-for-profit organization Resolve to Save Lives recently released its second edition of “Epidemics ... 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
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most urgent topics that needs to be addressed in the One Health field. At the end of anti-microbial awareness week 2022, I want to discuss how addressing this “wicked problem” requires a multi-pronged ... 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