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?
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
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
Today, November 3rd is One Health Day and its goal “is to build the cultural will necessary for a sea change in how planetary health challenges are assessed and addressed and how professionals exchange information across disciplines.” ... 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
Sustainable development goal 2 aims to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture” or as it is shortened, to achieve “zero hunger” by 2030.
The progress to accomplish this ... 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
A recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) titled Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability drew attention to the problem of maladaptation. Maladaptation is when actions taken to help communities ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE