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One Welfare
  1. R. Garcia Pinillos, MRCVS,
  2. M. C. Appleby, Chief Scientific Adviser, World Animal Protection,,
  3. F. Scott-Park, Chairman, The Links Group and
  4. C. W. Smith, Chief Executive, Farming Community Network
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HISTORICALLY, animal welfare has often followed on from animal health developments and approaches. We are currently developing the novel concept of ‘One Welfare’. This concept provides a platform for fostering interdisciplinary collaboration to improve both human and animal welfare, within the UK and internationally. This platform could also provide the underpinning for improved global standards of animal welfare. It could, in addition, help improve productivity in the farming sector through a better understanding of the …

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