Why We Need the World Health Organisation Now More Than Ever

The Wire

These various frameworks are combined into a One Health initiative to account for the intimate interactions between people, animals, and plants in ...

“... As for R&D and sharing knowledge, the recommendations argue for reducing impact of pandemics, speeding up commercial production of vaccines, increasing investment in medical R&D and building capacity to deliver medical and pharmaceutical goods. Understanding feedback loops between human and animal health are essential for advancing pandemic knowledge. ‘One health’ research programmes – which treat human, environmental and animal health together – must focus on understanding the emergence, prevention, detection and control of pandemics. ...”