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One health
History of One Health and One Medicine
  1. Max Murray,
  2. Peter Holmes,
  3. Norman Wright,
  4. Oswald Jarrett and
  5. Peter Kennedy
  1. School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow, Garscube Estate, Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 1QH

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WE have followed with interest the discussion in Veterinary Record on One Health/One Medicine, and feel that it would enhance the recent deliberations on the origins of the concept to recall the contribution made by William Weipers following his appointment as director of Glasgow veterinary school on its amalgamation with the University of Glasgow in 1949.

We quote from a transcript of a video interview of Sir William with Peter McKenzie from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Archive Collection: ‘Following the second Loveday Report, there had been some discussion whether the University of Glasgow would take in the old Veterinary College or start up a new school in …

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