Bond SDG Group: One Health Learning Session

25 June 2021



Have you heard the term One Health and struggled to understand what it practically refers to?

One Health a thematic approach led by the tripartite of the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). The United Nations Environment Programme has also recently joined this group and WHO defines One Health as ‘an approach to designing and implementing programmes, policies, legislation and research in which multiple sectors communicate and work together to achieve better public health outcomes.’

This session discussed a basic understanding of what One Health is, with some key asks for governments under the SDG framework, showing how it links to sustainability and what it looks like in action on the ground.

The speakers were from different sides of One Health spectrum and give a live case study from a multi-donor funded partnership and the agenda.


  • Dr Klara Saville, Head of Health, Welfare, Community Engagement and Research (Brooke)
    The basics of One Health and Brooke’s experience
  • Johana Teigan, Researcher (EcoHealth Alliance)
    One Health in practice: A case study
  • Bernard Bett, Senior Scientist, Animal and Human Health (International Livestock Research Institute)
    One Health supporting agenda 2030