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World Health Day 2023 - Health for all

Published: 05 April 2023
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World Health Day is celebrated annually and each year draws attention to a specific health topic of concern to people all over the world. The date of 7 April marks the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948. This year's theme is Health for All. Explore SLU's interdisciplinary efforts to reach health for all.

The research area One Health aim to grow knowledge about the interaction between animal-, human- and ecosystem health. This complex relationship requires an interdisciplinary approach and collaboration between veterinary medicine, epidemiology, ecology, animal husbandry, human medicine, behavioral science, economics and several other scientific disciplines. At SLU, there is broad competence within the One Health area.

One Health research at SLU - an overview 

Meet One Health researchers 

Watch a short film about the One Health concept on YouTube 

At this page you can find more research results, information about ongoing research projects and about SLU's research infrastructures. You can also read about the research projects funded by SLU Future One Health.

Coming up

18 April The One Health Breakfast Club #7: The role of the aquatic microbiome in One Health 

20 April Healthy Lives from Sustainable Food Systems - Health equity in food system transformation 
An Uppsala Health Summit Post-Conference report launch.