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Some of these infections can no longer be effectively treated with antibiotics, which increases the risk of dying. The One Health theme supports research into the prevention and cure of infectious disease as well as zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance, vaccination, diet and health.

One Health

infographic One Health

One of the focuses of Wageningen University & Research is Global One Health. Themes that cover a broad spectrum of health and diseases in a societal context are: 

  • Health and (Emerging) infectious diseases
  • Health and environment (this includes climate change)
  • Health and society
  • Health and food
Read more about One Health at the website of Wageningen University & Research

Antimicrobial resistance

With the prospect of pathogens becoming smarter than the drug treatments we are able to develop, antimicrobial resistance is an urgent global problem. A problem that requires a multidisciplinary international approach.

Go to Antimicrobial resistance

Related programmes

ZonMw has several programmes related to this topic.

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Monique van der Hoeven

Programme Manager

Telefoonnummer+31 70 349 51 97
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