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One Health: the need for an interdisciplinary approach to disease surveillance and control One Health was the focus of the  Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) 2019 Annual meeting held at the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health [Liverpool, UK, 16-19 Sept 2019], with panel discussions, turbo talks, and workshops. International... search all News

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Who or what is 'the public' in critical public health? Reflections on posthumanism and anthropological engagements with One Health. This paper extends the terms of engagement between social science, posthumanist debates and One Health by questioning whether 'the public' may include non-human animals. The One Health concept refers to interdependence between human beings and non-human species in socio-ecological systems. One...

One Health as a moral dilemma: towards a socially responsible zoonotic disease control. During the last decade, the concept of One Health has become the international standard for zoonotic disease control. This call for transdisciplinary collaboration between professionals in human, animal and environmental health has produced several successes in zoonotic disease control,...

Rabies response, One Health and more-than-human considerations in Indigenous communities in northern Australia. Australia is currently canine rabies free; however, the spread of rabies in eastern Indonesia poses an increasing risk to northern Australia. Domestic dogs are numerous in East Arnhem Land (EAL) and the Northern Peninsular Area (NPA), usually unrestrained and living in close relationships with...

An expanded One Health model: integrating social science and One Health to inform study of the human-animal interface. Zoonotic disease emergence is not a purely biological process mediated only by ecologic factors; opportunities for transmission of zoonoses from animals to humans also depend on how people interact with animals. While exposure is conditioned by the type of animal and the location in which...

The challenges of implementing an integrated One Health surveillance system in Australia. As 75 per cent of emerging infectious diseases are of animal origin, a One Health approach that integrates the health of humans, animals and the environment could provide an earlier opportunity for zoonotic disease detection and prevention. In Australia, human, animal and ecological health are...


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Integrated risk assessment - foodborne diseases. This chapter discusses an integrated risk assessment approach to food safety issues and foodborne diseases, highlighting its advantages from current risk assessment methods. Applications of this approach to risk evaluation relevant to foodborne infections (i.e., variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease...

Innovative approaches to integrating natural environments and health. This book chapter looks at adventure-based activities and outdoor education programming as examples of an innovative approach for integrating the concepts of natural environments and human health.

Benefits of the human-dog relationship. Most of the chapters in this volume deal with negative aspects of dog-human relationships and the humane ways to reduce or eliminate those problems. It is therefore important to summarize the positive aspects, the benefits of human-dog relationships, from the outset. Although no longer the most...

 

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Roadmap to a One Health agenda 2030. The current fragmented framework of health governance for humans, animals and environment, together with the conventional linear approach to solving current health problems, is failing to meet today's health challenges and is proving unsustainable. Advances in healthcare depend increasingly on...

Feline obesity and diabetes: a One Health perspective. There is increasing awareness of obesity and diabetes mellitus in cats that parallels the 'epidemic' of obesity and type 2 diabetes in humans. Likewise, understanding of the pathophysiology and management of feline obesity and diabetes has developed alongside and draws from human medicine. As in...

Practicing One Health at the Department of the Interior - mini review. Health issues affecting the wildlife, domestic animals and humans that utilize public landscapes constantly challenge the US Department of the Interior (DOI). This mini-review examines DOI efforts to elevate the importance of ecosystem and wildlife health both within its own ranks and in the One...

 

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