Human health and welfare are closely aligned with the health of the animals that live with and around us. Human health and quality of life are impacted by our farm and service animal community, our companion animals, as well as the wild animals that live in the water and land around us.
Equally important, animals also have a right to a healthy life!
The global burden of sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) to health and development is often overlooked as a public health priority. These infections, often silent and without symptoms, can result in serious or fatal health consequences.
The growing social and economic empowerment of women around the world has given focus to women’s health issues, specifically to reproductive health and sexually transmitted infections.