Initiative to educate children about One Health

28 Nov 2020

Thomson, D., Doherty, S.

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As we find ourselves in the midst of a viral pandemic, probably following a spillover event from wildlife, there hasn’t been a time in our recent history where a One Health approach to a global challenge has been more relevant. However, such a level of collaboration has been slow to materialise in many countries.

There hasn’t been a time in our recent history where a One Health approach to a global challenge has been more relevant

The recent World One Health Congress (30 October to 3 November 2020) saw over 1800 registered delegates engaging through an online platform, discussing critical issues ranging from emerging infections and vaccine technologies, to digital innovation and antimicrobial use, plus several special streams on Covid-19.

One of the recurring themes during the conference was the need to continue to educate the public as well as our own professions and institutions about the benefits...