Integrative medicine from a One Health perspective

Integrative medicine from a One Health perspective

A look at how veterinarians fit in

Image: CDC website

Integrative medicine (IM), formerly known as “holistic” or “complementary and alternative” medicine, reflects many elements of the One Health movement and philosophy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines One Health as “a collaborative, multi-sectoral, and transdisciplinary approach—working at the local, regional, national, and global levels—with the goal of achieving optimal health outcomes recognizing the interconnection between people, animals, plants, and their shared environment.”1

November 3, 2021, marks the sixth annual One Health Day, a global campaign that celebrates and brings attention to the need for a One Health approach to address shared health threats at the human-...


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