Monday, February 27, 2017

NOAA One Health

The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans is inextricably linked with the health of animals and the environment.

U.S. Government Agencies Issue Emerging Health Risk Notification for Rift Valley Fever in East Africa

Emerging Risk Notification for Rift Valley Fever (RVF)


Working under the One Health model, NOAA One Health is an agency-wide group that aims to advance NOAA's science and services to inform health decisions through:
improved understanding of the linkages between environmental conditions and health outcomes, and the delivery of useful production products, data, and tools

More about One Health:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  www.cdc.gov/onehealth

Learn more about climate change and health:

USGCRP Human Health page: www.globalchange.gov/explore/human-health
Third National Climate Assessment: nca2014.globalchange.gov
President’s Climate Action Plan:
www.whitehouse.gov/climate-change