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One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches.

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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, ...

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Chapter 4 (Page no: 38)

One Health: an ecological and conservation perspective.

This chapter initially discusses paradigm shifts in epidemiology and ecology, as well as their converging approaches to health and disease, during the 20th century. An examination of the difficulties in defining and measuring ecosystem health, ecosystem integrity and environmental health then follows, using specific examples to illustrate the complexity of these interactions and the important role of conservation in a developing One Health paradigm. Relevant concepts of adaptive capacity, resilience and transformability in social-ecological systems are also discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) One Health in history. Author(s): Bresalier, M. Cassidy, A. Woods, A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 16) Theoretical issues of One Health. Author(s): Zinsstag, J. Waltner-Toews, D. Tanner, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 26) The human-animal relationship in the law. Author(s): Wettlaufer, L. Hafner, F. Zinsstag, J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 53) Measuring added value from integrated methods. Author(s): Zinsstag, J. Mahamat, M. B. Schelling, E.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 60) The role of social sciences in One Health - reciprocal benefits. Author(s): Whittaker, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 73) The role of human-animal interactions in education. Author(s): Hediger, K. Beetz, A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 85) Integrated risk assessment - foodborne diseases. Author(s): Racloz, V. Waltner-Toews, D. Stärk, K. D. C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 96) A One Health perspective for integrated human and animal sanitation and nutrient recycling. Author(s): Hung Nguyen-viet Phuc Pham-duc Vi Nguyen Tanner, M. Odermatt, P. Tu Vu-van Hoang Van Minh Zurbrügg, C. Schelling, E. Zinsstag, J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 107) One Health study designs. Author(s): Schelling, E. Hattendorf, J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 122) Animal-human transmission models. Author(s): Zinsstag, J. Fuhrimann, S. Hattendorf, J. Chitnis, N.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 134) One Health economics. Author(s): Zinsstag, J. Choudhury, A. Roth, F. Shaw, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 146) Integrated human and animal demographic surveillance. Author(s): Jean-Richard, V. Crump, L.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 153) Brucellosis surveillance and control: a case for One Health. Author(s): Zinsstag, J. Dean, A. Baljinnyam, Z. Roth, F. Kasymbekov, J. Schelling, E.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 163) Bovine tuberculosis at the human-livestock-wildlife interface in sub-Saharan Africa. Author(s): Tschopp, R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 176) Integrated rabies control. Author(s): Léchenne, M. Miranda, M. E. Zinsstag, J.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 190) Leptospirosis: development of a national One Health control programme in Fiji. Author(s): Reid, S. Kama, M.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 201) Human and animal African trypanosomiasis. Author(s): Welburn, S. C. Coleman, P.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 222) Non-communicable diseases: how can companion animals help in connection with coronary heart disease, obesity, diabetes and depression? Author(s): Turner, D. C.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 230) Integrated One Health services. Author(s): Schelling, E. Mahamat, M. B. Zinsstag, J. Tanner, M.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 243) Beyond fences: wildlife, livestock and land use in Southern Africa. Author(s): Cumming, D. H. M. Osofsky, S. A. Atkinson, S. J. Atkinson, M. W.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 258) Better together: identifying the benefits of a closer integration between plant health, agriculture and One Health. Author(s): Boa, E. Danielsen, S. Haesen, S.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 272) Food security, nutrition and the One Health nexus. Author(s): Mahamat, M. B. Crump, L. Tidjani, A. Jaeger, F. Ibrahim, A. Bonfoh, B.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 283) One Health into action: integrating Global Health Governance with national priorities in a globalized world. Author(s): Okello, A. Vandersmissen, A. Welburn, S. C.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 304) One Health in policy development: an integrated approach to translating science into policy. Author(s): Cork, S. C. Geale, D. W. Hall, D. C.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 318) Evolution of the One Health movement in the USA. Author(s): Rubin, C. S. Kunkel, R. Grigg, C. King, L.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 332) Institutional research capacity development for integrated approaches in developing countries: an example from Vietnam. Author(s): Hung Nguyen Viet Vi Nguyen Phuc Pham Duc Le Vu Anh Phung Dac Cam Tanner, M. Grace, D. Zurbrügg, C. Tran Thi Tuyet Hanh Tu Vu Van Luu Quoc Toan Dang Xuan Sinh Pham Thi Huong Giang Zinsstag, J.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 341) Enabling academic One Health environments. Author(s): Buntain, B. Allen-Scott, L. North, M. Rock, M. Hatfield, J.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 357) Individual and institutional capacity building in global health research in Africa. Author(s): Bonfoh, B. Mahamat, M. B. Schelling, E. Ouattara, K. Cailleau, A. Haydon, D. Cleaveland, S. Zinsstag, J. Tanner, M.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 366) Transdisciplinary research and One Health. Author(s): Schelling, E. Zinsstag, J.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 374) Operationalizing One Health for local governance. Author(s): Meisser, A. Goldblum, A. L.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 385) Non-governmental organizations in One Health. Author(s): Stephen, C. Waltner-Toews, D.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 397) Toward a healthy concept of health. Author(s): Houle, K. L. F. Cooke, K. T.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 415) Grappling with complexity: the context for One Health and the ecohealth approach. Author(s): Bunch, M. J. Waltner-Toews, D.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 427) Summary and outlook for practical use of One Health. Author(s): Zinsstag, J. Tanner, M.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Percy FitzPatrick Institute, DST/NRF Centre of Excellence, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2015
  • ISBN
  • 9781780643410
  • Record Number
  • 20153067403