The information and data resources in this toolkit are meant to take a deeper dive or supplement the topics shared in the 2023 UMSN Global Health Summer Institute sessions. All content is openly accessible.
One Health: A multidisciplinary approach to optimal health for all
UNEP | Joint tripartite and UNEP statement on definition of “One Health”One Health is an integrated, unifying approach that aims to sustainably balance and optimize the health of people, animals and ecosystems. It recognizes the health of humans, domestic and wild animals, plants, and the wider environment (including ecosystems) are closely linked and inter-dependent. The approach mobilizes multiple sectors, disciplines and communities at varying levels of society to work together to foster well-being and tackle threats to health and ecosystems, while addressing the collective need for clean water, energy and air, safe and nutritious food, taking action on climate change, and contributing to sustainable development.
YouTube video: Strategies for health system resilience. 14 March 2023From UNOPS (United Nations Office for Project Services). Building resilient health systems is vital. It can help increase access to life-saving health services and prepare countries for emergencies. In 2022, a UNOPS-supported report published by The Economist examined the different strategies countries can take to build more resilient health systems. We spoke to some of the report’s contributors to learn more about the key findings.