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Brief History of One Health, One Medicine

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
August 17, 2011

The concept of One Health, One Medicine originates as far back as to the time of Aristotle in 500 BC and Hippocrates of Cos in 340 BC. Aristotle wrote the “Historia Animalium” to elaborate on the natural zoonotic history of animals whereby Hippocrates provided insight on other possible causations for disease in the human body, […]