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Religious communities have roles to play in One Health since it is an approach consistent with the teachings of most world faiths


 by *Richard Seifman, JD, MBA   July 31, 2022

“Diseases and pandemics have meant the world shares a common nightmare. While science can offer some answers as to why and what to do, for many, the reaction to the disease brought them to turn to religion and look at one or another form of faith to find solace.

But in a wider sense, this is a two-way street: religions influence values and our actions. Connecting religious policies and influencers with the nexus between humans, animals, and the environment – One Health – would be powerful and consistent with the teachings of most of the world’s faiths.  ...”

*Member One Health Initiative Team Advisory Board