March 21, 2024 | Jason Sheldon - College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR)

CAHNR is hosting an interdisciplinary conference to build connections and take actionable steps to improve global human, animal, plant, and environmental health

“The UConn College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR) is hosting a One Health Conference at the Storrs campus to promote and lead in an interdisciplinary and integrative approach to worldwide health. The One Health Conference seeks to create networks by expanding and strengthening collaborations between professionals in the human, animal, and environmental health fields to nurture and improve the health and well-being of all species.

One Health is a framework advocated for by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The approach acknowledges the interconnection between humans, animals, plants, and their shared environment to work towards optimal health outcomes. The One Health approach is being used to better understand and tackle critical health issues, including climate change, zoonotic diseases, food safety and security, water resource management, and sustainable agriculture.  ...”

SEE: One Health Conference Explores Pressing Global Health Issues - UConn Today