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CABI Book Chapter

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

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

Description

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, ...

Chapter 25 (Page no: 304)

One Health in policy development: an integrated approach to translating science into policy.

This chapter presents case studies from New Zealand and South East Asia to illustrate the added value of using a One Health approach in policy development and the benefits of taking an integrated transdisciplinary approach when translating science into policy. It describes how disease prevention and control policies for avian influenza have been developed in New Zealand using a transdisciplinary One Health approach. It also describes policy responses to influenza A H5N1 in South East Asia (particularly in Vietnam), and policy development for poultry meat safety in Thailand. These 2 examples from South East Asia illustrate that where health policy is to be effective in preventing zoonotic disease transmission in a highly populated region with multiple political borders, policy must be developed and implemented at local, national and regional levels. Such policy depends on the successful integration of transdisciplinary teamwork that includes social scientists and community members in decision making and recognition of the complexity of the ecology of diseases such as avian influenza.

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: 4 (Page no: 38) One Health: an ecological and conservation perspective. Author(s): Cumming, D. H. M. Cumming, G. S.
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: 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
  • Department of Ecosystem & Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive, Calgary NW, T2N 4Z6, Canada.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2015
  • ISBN
  • 9781780643410
  • Record Number
  • 20153067424