The One Health Breakthrough Partnership (OHBP) is a unique group of researchers, academics, water providers and regulators, environment agency representatives, and public health specialists from five organisations across Scotland working together to reduce pharmaceutical pollution in the environment through sustainable One Health innovation.

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OHBP co-authored new review “Broadening the perspective on reducing pharmaceutical residues in the environment”

The OHBP co-authored a new review paper “Broadening the perspective on reducing pharmaceutical residues in the environment”, published in Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry. Authors include researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of the Highlands and Islands, public health specialists from NHS Highland, and public sector policy and water specialists from Healthcare Without Harm … Continue reading OHBP co-authored new review “Broadening the perspective on reducing pharmaceutical residues in the environment”

Scotland’s Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) joins the OHBP steering group!

We are delighted to announce that CREW are officially a member of the One Health Breakthrough Partnership (OHBP). CREW has been supportive of the OHBP since it’s foundation in 2017, and will strengthen the OHBP’s ongoing collaboration between scientists, utilities, regulators, public health specialists and policymakers, working together to tackle the interconnected challenges impacting the … Continue reading Scotland’s Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) joins the OHBP steering group!

Publication of “Delivering Value Based Health & Care: A Vision for Scotland” 

The new publication from the Chief Medical Officer sets out some of the challenges our health and care system in Scotland is facing and how practising Realistic Medicine can help deliver a more sustainable system. Delivering value based health and care: a vision for Scotland – gov.scot (www.gov.scot) The publication includes six commitments on what … Continue reading Publication of “Delivering Value Based Health & Care: A Vision for Scotland” 

OHBP co-authored and features in Lancet Planetary Health communication on Pharmaceutical pollution

The Lancet Planetary Health communication “First, do no harm: time for a systems approach to address the problem of health-care-derived pharmaceutical pollution” includes co-authors from the One Health Breakthrough Partnership: Sharon Pfleger (NHS Highland), and Stuart Gibb and Lydia Niemi (Environmental Research Institute – University of the Highlands and Islands). The article highlights the need … Continue reading OHBP co-authored and features in Lancet Planetary Health communication on Pharmaceutical pollution

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