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
Originally published January 5, 2016 by the One Health Initiative.
The International Association of Risk Management in Medicine has announced their endorsement for the One Health Initiative. The One Health Initiative is an international group of institutions and individuals formed to advance the "One Health" concept. The purpose of the International Association of Risk Management in Medicine (IARMM) is to establish smart and safe healthcare and community by developing reasonable risk management in prevention, treatment, and recovery phases of health risk, with quality and quantity aspects.
Access the letter of support and announcement here.