One Health Initiative
One Health Commission
The One Health Commission is a globally focused organization dedicated to implementing One Health and One Health actions around the world.
As a 501(c)(3) organization, chartered in Washington, D.C., in 2009, it seeks to raise awareness and educate all audiences about the importance of transcending institutional and disciplinary boundaries to transform the way that human, animal, plant, and ecosystem health professionals work together for the health of all living things and the planet.
The Commission's Aims are to 'Connect' One Health Advocates and Stakeholders, to 'Create' networks and teams that work together across disciplines to 'Educate' about One Health and One Health issues.
'Connect' those working for One Health around the world to facilitate needed synergistic relationships and collaborations at all levels of academia, government, policy, and research. See organizational "Who's Who in One Health".
'Create'opportunities for human, animal, plant, and ecosystem health-related disciplines and institutions to work together in transformative collaborations.
'Educate' the public about the importance of and urgent need for the One Health approach. This includes established professionals and students from all disciplines (from Anthropology to Architectural Design to Biology/Chemistry to Food Scientists to Medicine to Psychology to Sociology to Zoology, etc.), agricultural and food production sectors, health care providers from human and animal domains, policy and lawmakers, 'everyone'.
-Preparing the Next Generation of One Health leaders and professionals by supporting Students for One Health and facilitating their efforts to further the One Health paradigm shift. (See Students for One Health webpage)