One Health is the collaborative effort of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain sustainable optimal health for the ecosystem*. It is a cultural and behavioral concept with socioeconomic elements and impact.
*a biological community of living organisms (humans, animals, plants, and microbes) and their physical environment interacting as a system
On June 5, 2015, several members of an official delegation from the government of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa visited Texas A&M. Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) hosted the delegation. Goals of this visit were to identify areas of mutual research and training, discuss potential collaborations, and share the structure, purpose, and workings of a land-grant university.
To read the full article, visit the August 2015 Dean's Corner.