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One Health

One Health

Updates on research, policy and teaching activities exploring the complex relationships between human, animal and planetary health.

Month: October 2020

  University of Ediburgh is a key participant in Una Europa, a european wide collaboration between key research institutions. In this Interview we speak to Professors Lisa Boden, Olli Peltoniemi and Alessandra Scagliarini about what Una Europa is, and why this kind of international approach is so essential to One Health.

Follow the link below to check out the Edinburgh Special Partner Session that took place yesterday at the World One Health Congress 2020. Professors  Lisa Boden,  Elisabeth Innes, Rowland Kao and Liz Grant join together to discuss a blueprint for a One Health nation.  

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The health of our wildlife and conservation of biodiversity are fundamental components of a One Health approach. In this blog, Neil Anderson, Katie Beckmann and Gidona Goodman set out the major challenges facing the field and highlight education and research opportunities to move towards stronger wildlife health systems. 2020 was expected to be a very […]

Measures to prevent infections aim to reduce antibiotic use and improve milk production By Ciara Vance and Jeimmy Suarez-Martinez In central Nigeria, Fulani pastoralist Adamu is worried about one of his cows. She has been lethargic, is not grazing much, and has produced less milk lately. She is also in pain – at milking she […]

A conversation on the fringes of the World One Health Congress 2020 By Vanessa Meadu The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has underlined why we need good data for decision making. In the context of One Health, this includes better data about zoonotic diseases, and better data about how the crisis is impacting the livestock sector. Better […]

The Global Health Governance Programme researches how global institutions, finance and rules can better serve the needs of people across the world. The programme is based in the Usher Institute within Edinburgh Medical School. Professor Devi Sridhar, Personal Chair in Global Public Health is the founding director of the programme and she is joined by staff […]

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Professor Geoff Simm is Director of the University’s Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security. In this interview, he talks about the challenges of feeding a rapidly growing global population, with evolving dietary demands and food choices, while also protecting the planet. What is global food security? The greatest challenge facing global agriculture is to […]

Dr Rob Kelly is one of the many researchers at University of Edinburgh working in One Health. In this video we speak with Rob about his research background, what research he is presenting at the World One Health Congress 2020 and why a One Health approach is important. Click on the links below to see […]

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The Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health (CTLGH) based at Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh is featured in a high-profile campaign highlighting research being carried out in the UK to make the world healthier and safer. The ‘Decade of Health’ campaign, funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, shares collaborative, pioneering research […]


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