Leading global health scientists call for new strategy to tackle the diseases of tomorrow

Tuesday, 04 October 2016    

img_9722The heads of two of the country’s leading science and health institutions have called for action to tackle global health threats by focusing on a ‘One Health’ approach. One Health is a concept which recognises that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment.

At a debate held in partnership with the New Scientist, Professor Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Professor Stuart Reid, Principal of the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), called for a more collaborative approach to tackle issues such as antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and high-risk diseases including Zika and Ebola.

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