One Health Letter Endorsement sent to U.S. President (The White House) from 7 United States Senators
February 12, 2015, Washington, DC (USA)—Led by Minnesota’s United States Senator Al Franken, seven (7) U.S. Senators sent a letter to the President of the United States, Barak Obama supporting and endorsing the One Health collaborative approach saying:
“As you address current and future zoonotic diseases—human diseases with animal origins—we write to urge you to pursue a multidisciplinary, multisectoral approach that encompasses both human health expertise, and animal and environmental health disciplines” …
Please read entire letter at http://www.onehealthinitiative.com/publications/15%202%2012%20Letter%20to%20POTUS%20-%20One%20Health.pdf
Note: The One Health concept/approach is a non-partisan international public health/clinical comparative medicine health issue.
“One Health is the collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals, plants and our environment.”…”One Health implementation will help protect and/or save untold millions of lives in our generation and for those to come.” … “Between animal and human medicine there are no dividing lines--nor should there be.” Rudolf Virchow, MD (the father of cellular pathology).
For more information about One Health visit www.onehealthinitiative.com.