25 Nov 2020
“The COVID-19 pandemic and response has highlighted the importance of interdisciplinary research and scientific cooperation at local, regional, national and global levels.
It has increased public awareness and understanding of the interactions between people, animals and the environment, and galvanised those in global health pushing for a One Health approach.
As a field, One Health is important to RSTMH for its collaborative, multisectoral and transdisciplinary nature. The RSTMH 2017-2022 strategy recognises the importance of linking human health with animal health, as well as the underlying social, structural, economic and environmental factors that determine health around the globe. ...”