Scientific Works Series C. Veterinary Medicine

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IMPLICATIONS OF THE ONE HEALTH CONCEPT IN AGRICULTURE

Published in Scientific Works. Series C. Veterinary Medicine, Vol. LXVI, Issue 1
Written by Viorel ORDEANU, Marius NECȘULESCU, Diana M. POPESCU, Lucia E. IONESCU

The new conception of the sciences of life, One health, logically combines, in a unitary whole, the knowledge and practices of human medicine, veterinary medicine, agronomy, environment that can influence the public health, in one way or another. The first selection and integration of these seemingly disparate areas was made by military medicine, based on the experience of war medical protection and counterterrorism. Epidemics and pandemics can spread quickly, through travel and international trade, uncontrolled migration, military or terrorist attacks. Most biological warfare agents kill or incapacitate humans but also animals or plants and then contaminate the environment for a variable time forming a reservoir of pathogens.Disease of the live - stock and cultivated plants can lead to food crisis and can be used to defeat a country or unfair economic competition, and their effect, regardless of whether they are real or false attacks, can be very important. As a result, is required not only a close civilian-military (CIMIC) collaboration but also between the different departmental components of the state: Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Finance etc..

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