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One health : the theory and practice of integrated health approaches / edited by Jakob Zinsstag (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland ; University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland), Esther Schelling (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland ; University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland), David Waltner-Toews (University of Guelph, Canada), Maxine Whittaker (University of Queensland, Australia), and Marcel Tanner (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland ; University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland).

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Subject: Communicable diseases > Prevention.
Public health.
Communicable Diseases, Emerging > prevention & control.
Public Health Practice.
Zoonoses > prevention & control.
Food Economics, (New March 2000)
Health Economics, (New March 2000)
Policy and Planning.
Host Resistance and Immunity.
Prion, Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens of Animals, (New March 2000)
Protozoan, Helminth, Mollusc and Arthropod Parasites of Animals, (New March 2000)
Health Services.
Human Nutrition (General)
Prion, Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens of Humans, (New March 2000)
Protozoan, Helminth and Arthropod Parasites of Humans, (New March 2000)
Pathogens, Parasites and Infectious Diseases (Wild Animals), (New March 2000)

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 447 pages, 8 pages of plates) : illustrations, maps, charts
  • Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: One Health in History / Michael Bresalier, Angela Cassidy and Abigail Woods -- Theoretical Issues of One Health / Jakob Zinsstag, David Waltner-Toews and Marcel Tanner -- The Human-Animal Relationship in the Law / Lenke Wettlaufer, Felix Hafner and Jakob Zinsstag -- One Health : an Ecological and Conservation Perspective / David H.M. Cumming and Graeme S. Cumming-- Measuring Added Value from Integrated Methods / Jakob Zinsstag, Mahamat Béchir Mahamat and Esther Schelling -- The Role of Social Sciences in One Health - Reciprocal Benefits / Maxine Whittaker -- The Role of Human-Animal Interactions in Education / Karin Hediger and Andrea Beetz -- Integrated Risk Assessment - Foodborne Diseases / Vanessa Racloz, David Waltner-Toews and Katharina D.C. Stärk -- A One Health Perspective for Integrated Human and Animal Sanitation and Nutrient Recycling / Hung Nguyen-Viet, Phuc Pham-Duc, Vi Nguyen, Marcel Tanner, Peter Odermatt, Tu Vu-Van, Hoang Van Minh, Christian Zurbrügg, Esther Schelling and Jakob Zinsstag -- One Health Study Designs / Esther Schelling and Jan Hattendorf -- Animal-Human Transmission Models / Jakob Zinsstag, Samuel Fuhrimann, Jan Hattendorf and Nakul Chitnis -- One Health Economics / Jakob Zinsstag, Adnan Choudhury, Felix Roth and Alexandra Shaw -- Integrated Human and Animal Demographic Surveillance / Vreni Jean-Richard and Lisa Crump -- Brucellosis Surveillance and Control : a Case for One Health / Jakob Zinsstag, Anna Dean, Zolzaya Baljinnyam, Felix Roth, Joldoshbek Kasymbekov and Esther Schelling -- Bovine Tuberculosis at the Human-Livestock-Wildlife Interface in Sub-Saharan Africa / Rea Tschopp -- Integrated Rabies Control / Monique Léchenne, Mary Elizabeth Miranda and Jakob Zinsstag -- Leptospirosis : Development of a National One Health Control Programme in Fiji / Simon Reid and Mike Kama -- Human and Animal African Trypanosomiasis / Susan C. Welburn and Paul Coleman -- Non-communicable Diseases : How Can Companion Animals Help in Connection with Coronary Heart Disease, Obesity, Diabetes and Depression? / Dennis C. Turner -- Integrated One Health Services / Esther Schelling, Mahamat Béchir Mahamat, Jakob Zinsstag and Marcel Tanner -- Beyond Fences : Wildlife, Livestock and Land Use in Southern Africa / David H.M. Cumming, Steven A. Osofsky, Shirley J. Atkinson and Mark W. Atkinson -- Better Together : Identifying the Benefits of a Closer Integration Between Plant Health, Agriculture and One Health / Eric Boa, Solveig Danielsen and Sophie Haesen -- Food Security, Nutrition and the One Health Nexus / Mahamat Béchir Mahamat, Lisa Crump, Abdessalam Tidjani, Fabienne Jaeger, Abderahim Ibrahim and Bassirou Bonfoh -- One Health into Action : Integrating Global Health Governance with National Priorities in a Globalized World / Anna Okello, Alain Vandersmissen and Susan C. Welburn -- One Health in Policy Development : an Integrated Approach to Translating Science into Policy / Susan C. Cork, Dorothy W. Geale and David C. Hall -- Evolution of the One Health Movement in the USA / Carol S. Rubin, Rebekah Kunkel, Cheri Grigg and Lonnie King -- Institutional Research Capacity Development for Integrated Approaches in Developing Countries : an Example from Vietnam / Hung Nguyen-Viet, Vi Nguyen, Phuc Pham-Duc, Le Vu Anh, Phung Dac Cam, Marcel Tanner, Delia Grace, Christian Zurbrügg, Tran Thi Tuyet Hanh, Tu Vu-Van, Luu Quoc Toan, Dang Xuan Sinh, Pham Thi Huong Giang and Jakob Zinsstag -- Enabling Academic One Health Environments / Bonnie Buntain, Lisa Allen-Scott, Michelle North, Melanie Rock and Jennifer Hatfield -- Individual and Institutional Capacity Building in Global Health Research in Africa / Bassirou Bonfoh, Mahamat Béchir Mahamat, Esther Schelling, Karim Ouattara, Aurélie Cailleau, Daniel Haydon, Sarah Cleaveland, Jakob Zinsstag and Marcel Tanner -- Transdisciplinary Research and One Health / Esther Schelling and Jakob Zinsstag -- Operationalizing One Health for Local Governance / Andrea Meisser and Anne Lévy Goldblum -- Non-governmental Organizations in One Health / Craig Stephen and David Waltner-Toews -- Toward a Healthy Concept of Health / Karen L.F. Houle, with contributions by Karin Tschanz Cooke -- Grappling with Complexity : the Context for One Health and the Ecohealth Approach / Martin J. Bunch and David Waltner-Toews -- Summary and Outlook of Practical Use of One Health / Jakob Zinsstag and Marcel Tanner.
Abstract: The One Health concept of combined veterinary and human health continues to gain momentum, but the supporting literature is sparse. In this book, the origins of the concept are examined, and practical content on methodological tools, data gathering, monitoring techniques, study designs, and mathematical models is included. Zoonotic diseases, with discussions of diseases of wildlife, farm animals, domestic pets and humans, and real-world issues such as sanitation, economics, food security and evaluating the success of vaccination programmes, are covered in detail. Discussing how to put policy into practice, and with case studies throughout, this book combines research and practice in one broad-ranging volume. It is intended for all those working for the health of communities in research and implementation. The book will benefit students in human and veterinary medicine, health and environmental sciences and biology to ground them in modern inter- and transdisciplinary methods. The book should also serve professionals in academia, technical authorities and government with its numerous practical examples and case studies on disease control, service provision, conservation and academic teaching.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available in print format.
Source of Description Note: Title from PDF title page (viewed June 4, 2015).
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