Aspiration Statement for the Next Generation

This Blog, Aspiration Statement for the Next Generation, is supported by the One Health EcoHealth 2016 Congress. The views expressed do not represent any official view or position of the Congress.  We are very pleased to be to able to support this Blog as a way for Congress delegates and others to be able to engage on the important themes of the Congress. We welcome and encourage dialogue and deliberation among our diverse community of researchers, policy makers and practitioners who are working towards more integrated approaches and effective responses to complex global health challenges.  We ask that people contributing to the Blog do so in the spirit of mutual trust and respect. Any offensive comments will be removed by the moderator. We express out thanks to Dr Neville Ellis for moderating the Blog. All queries about this Blog should be directed to Neville at n.ellis@murdoch.edu.au   Dear colleagues, Please find below the Aspirational Statement of the OHEH 2016 Congress developed by Emerging Scholars and Practitioners working at the intersection of human, animal, environmental and planetary health. A huge thank you to all of you involved in the development of this document. We have produced a truly remarkable, timely and (dare I say?) aspirational piece that is reflective of who we are and what we want our diverse communities to be. Though we have reached an important milestone in the development of this Statement, this is only the beginning. The Aspirational Statement before you is a ‘living document’. It will require continual updating, critiquing and deliberation as our communities of inquiry and practice continue to evolve in response to the deep sustainability challenges of...