One Health

How can we move in the direction of a modern theory of health that has the ability to face the new complex challenges of global change? The One Health concept suggests that health must be viewed as the area of impact of…

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One Health

Estimates put the number of people dying from endemic zoonoses at more than two million each year. Those affected above all belong to the low- and middle-income strata of society who have already been overlooked by both…

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With over 59,181 research articles already cited by the literature hub NCBI LittCovid at the time of writing, the task of providing all of the “latest” findings in COVID-19 research is impractical. Misinformation is also…

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One Health

Taking H5N1 as an example, our author describes how global collaboration in combating this disease turned into a One Health approach which has since gained significance reaching way beyond tackling zoonotic diseases.

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One Health

Fuelled by zoonotic disease outbreaks of avian influenza and swine influenza in the early 2000’s, the epidemics of Ebola and Zika in the 2010’s, and the most recent pandemic outbreak of COVID-19, the importance of…

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The specific needs of nomadic pastoralist communities are often not considered in public services. This is also the case in the health sector. In Ethiopia, Swiss Development Cooperation is supporting the establishment of…

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Translate scientific evidence into sustainable changes for livestock-keeping communities in low- and middle-income countries – that is the goal the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has set itself. Our…

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Diversity of settings and the nature of the world’s health challenges had been calling for linking up expertise from different disciplines long before the One Health approach was gaining momentum. Our authors describe…

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In August, Germany’s development ministry set up a division concentrating on One Health topics. Parliamentary State Secretary Maria Flachsbarth on knowledge gaps at the human-animal-environment interface, the link…

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Livestock is a crucial link between people and the environment that can have both positive and negative effects. For a One Health approach, we need to re-balance the relationship between animals and land and weigh…

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