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One health
One Health: a doctor's perspective
  1. Josef D. Järhult, MD, PhD
  1. Infectious Diseases Consultant, Department of Medical Sciences and Zoonosis Science Center, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala University Hospital, SE-75185, Uppsala, Sweden
  1. e-mail: josef.jarhult{at}


One Health has been gaining traction over recent years, particularly among veterinarians and veterinary scientists, but the medical sector appears to be less engaged. Here, Josef Järhult, a doctor practising in Sweden, who is also a proponent of One Health, suggests some reasons why medics have yet to embrace the idea and how this could be overcome.

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