Florida Medical Association (USA) Adopts One Health Resolution
“The Florida Medical Association (FMA) http://www.flmedical.org/HomePage.aspx adopted a resolution on Sunday July 31, 2011 in support of One Health”, according to John J. Lanza, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP of the Florida Department of Health. Dr. Lanza is the Director of the Escambia County Health Department www.EscambiaHealth.com, Pensacola, Florida (USA).
Please see Complete One Health resolution entitled Collaboration between Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and the Environmental Sciences (One Health) http://alturl.com/bpe7v.
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“Whereas, The challenges of the 21st Century demand that these professions work together; and therefore be it
RESOLVED, That our Florida Medical Association support the “One Health” initiative designed to promote collaboration among the health professions by improving the lives of all species through the integration of human medicine, veterinary medicine, and the environmental sciences; and be it further
RESOLVED, That our FMA engage in a dialogue with the Florida Veterinary Medical Association and the Florida Public Health Association to determine and implement strategies for enhancing collaboration among the human medical, veterinary medical, and environmental sciences professions in medical education, clinical care, public health, and biomedical research.”