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ILRI releases 18 livestock investments for One Health and pandemic prevention

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Global Advocacy for Sustainable Livestock program (GLAD) launched a new report that puts forward a new agenda for investment opportunities to promote the benefits of One Health.

The One Health playbook makes the case that livestock systems, economies and peoples of the South are One Health game-changers—inflection points for a healthier future for all.

Readers of health and sustainable development literature will be aware that an approach to better global health known as One Health is having a moment. One Health programs integrate multidisciplinary expertise—particularly medical, veterinary and environmental—to reduce health threats occurring at the intersection of people, animals and their environments. It’s argued that without investing in such a joined-up One Health agenda, we’ll continue to fail to address the root causes of our many health crises and be forced to continue to battle them individually, and ineffectively and expensively after they emerge. . . .

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