TITLE

New commission to promote 'one health'

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;9/5/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 10, p276
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the services offered by the One Health Commission to the environmental health sciences in the U.S. It states that the commission aims to study the relationships between human, animal and environmental health. It suggests that the emerging human infectious diseases from the wildlife and domesticated animals were the primary reasons for the establishment of the commission.
ACCESSION #
44222805

 

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