One Health idea gives Young African fellows new ways to promote health

The idea of One Health – that the health of humans, animals and ecosystems are interconnected—presented new ways to address health challenges for the Mandela Washington Fellows visiting the University of Wisconsin-Madison this summer.

“The major public health challenges we all face demand bringing multiple disciplines together to solve problems,” says Olsen, a professor emeritus in the School of Veterinary Medicine. One Health is important to address complex challenges including zoonotic diseases that can jump from animals to humans, climate change and health and securely feeding the world.

Read the full article on the Global Health Institute blog.