One Health

The One Health Initiative is a collaborative, multisectoral, and transdisciplinary approach that works locally, regionally, nationally, and globally to achieve optimal health outcomes for people, animals, plants, and the environment. It recognizes the interconnection between these entities and their shared environment, especially in the context of the spread of diseases.

Purdue Joins Elanco for One Health

Purdue joins Elanco in a shared vision of a research park dedicated to solving pressing issues impacting animal, plant, human and environmental health

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Focus Areas

Antimicrobial Resistance

Combating drug-resistant pathogens

Comparative Oncology

Studying cancer across various species

Environmental Health

Impacts on human and animal health


Diseases transmissible from animals to humans

No one discipline or sector of society has enough knowledge and resources to prevent emergence or resurgence of diseases in today's globalized world. Through mutual collaborations, veterinarians and physicians can accomplish so much more to advance the health of humans and animals.

Dr. Bernadette Dunham

Former Director, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine

Be a Part of the One Health Initiative

Embrace the future. Shape it with us. Every donation, big or small, is a step toward a world where One Health isn't just an approach, but a way of life. Join us in this journey.

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