Organization of Collegiate Veterinary Medicine (OCV) calls for greater involvement of administration and actual application of the approach into the public health system a health-one health, considering that it is a philosophy that has been established in the health sector in recent years, “but It is necessary to go a step ahead and make multidisciplinary collaboration a fact,
As the organization states, “the theory is becoming increasingly clear to us, but for greater practical effect, the formulation, development and application of rules is needed”. In this sense, it emphasizes that “… The One Health approach should be converted into tools that allow the administration to functionSince there is still a long way to go in holistically addressing public health to protect the health of people, animals and the environment outside the health sectors.
Likewise, it believes that the next steps to be taken in this matter should include research with the design of strategies for the prevention and surveillance of infectious diseases; training of the various actors involved in global health, and a health policy involving public administration and various health agencies with greater coordination.
World zoonosis day
On World Zoonoses Day, which is observed every July 6, the OCV reminds that in recent years a Significant increase in the number of cases of some zoonoses The re-emergence of other diseases, such as monkeypox, and the emergence of new diseases, such as COVID-19, are a reality that affects the health policies of countries.
Some of the main factors that favor the appearance and expansion of zoonoses, such as globalization, the rapid movement of animals and people around the world, and the deterioration of many ecosystems leading to biodiversity loss, are increasing rapidly. Increases the chances of spreading these diseases,
“We must not forget that – concludes the organization – even more 75% of emerging diseases and over 60% of human diseases come from animals, It is therefore imperative that programs for the detection, prevention, control and eradication of these diseases work under the concept of One Health.