One Health Club students performing a skit during the Inauguration of One Health Day. One Health aims to achieve increased sharing of information related to disease detection and diagnostics as well as education and research.
One Health Club students from various disciplines within the University of Nairobi celebrated One Health Day. The inauguration was dedicated to Jack Woodall, former One Health Leader, for his efforts in research towards ensuring protection of humans from zoonotic diseases and other diseases affecting the health of humans, animals and the environment.
One health is a collaborative approach effort of multiple disciplines together with their related institutions-working locally, nationally and globally- to attain optimal health for people, domestic animals, wildlife, plants and the environment.
The scope of One Health is wide. It incorporates convergence of human, animal, plant health, health of the environment, human-animal bond, professional education and training, natural recourse conservation, disease surveillance, prevention and response of both infectious and chronic diseases and clinical medicine demand for interrelationship between health professionals.
One Health aims to achieve increased sharing of information related to disease detection and diagnostics as well as education and research.
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