Journalism for One Health: the Internews Approach

Storytelling to connect the dots between animals, the environment & human wellbeing.

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Internews’s Earth Journalism Network and Health Journalism Network work in synergy to promote quality reportage and storytelling of One Health.

Our work with journalists around the world reveals that the climate crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic and alerts of accelerated movement towards the sixth mass extinction have spurred an unprecedented interest in the One Health approach, which recognizes that the health of humans, animals, plants and the wider environment are all inextricably linked and interdependent.

Informed, powerful journalism on One Health topics can shape global and local agendas and mobilize remedial actions by policymakers and the public alike.

Our approach to supporting journalists to produce One Health stories of high quality is based on six broad principles, which are explored in this downloadable PDF resource: