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Cover for A blank canvas: the world as it was in the mid-20th century.

This chapter describes the brief history and continuing progress of selection and breed development for desirable traits in livestock.

Author(s)
Alderson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247114)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One health in history.

This chapter outlines the history of One Health. The first section of the chapter analyses intersections between human and animal health in the premodern era, to reveal how deeply animals and animal health were embedded within human medicine. The second section extends from the late 18th-century...

Author(s)
Bresalier, M.; Cassidy, A.; Woods, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Why one health?

This chapter discussed the foundational principles of One Health and highlights on the cultural differences in human-animal relations and their implications, animal ethical and welfare issues, and One Health as embedded in landscapes and transdisciplinarity.

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Waltner-Toews, D.; Tanner, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An ecological and conservation perspective.

This chapter explores the potential for One Health to shift its focus from disease prevention to health promotion to more fully integrate solutions that protect the health of humans, animals and the ecosystems on which we all depend for our economies, livelihoods, food security and health. This...

Author(s)
White, C. L.; Lankton, J. S.; Walsh, D. P.; Sleeman, J. M.; Stephen, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grappling with complexity: the context for one health and the ecohealth approach.

In this chapter, the nature of the problems that the ecohealth approach is intended to address were discussed and presents an overview of the ecosystem approach, a transdisciplinary conception of health, and principles and guidelines that bring these together in the ecosystem approach to health and ...

Author(s)
Bunch, M. J.; Waltner-Toews, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards a healthy concept of health.

This chapter focused on the One Health approach, its definition as well as implications of the definition. In order to aim for a 'healthy' concept one always needs to analyse how the concept is defined and where the boundaries to other concepts are. In everyday work, many crucial concepts such as...

Author(s)
Lerner, H.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transdisciplinary research and one health.

Transdisciplinary research projects consist of different phases of intra-, multi-, inter- or transdisciplinary collaborations, in this chapter the significant role of transdisciplinary research in One Health as well as in Ecohealth are highlighted.

Author(s)
Berger-González, M.; Pelikan, K.; Zinsstag, J.; Ali, S. M.; Schelling, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of social sciences in one health - reciprocal benefits.

This chapter discusses the role of social sciences in developing a deeper understanding of diverse perspectives of health and illness in animals and humans, as well as in contributing to improve services and programmes using a One Health approach. Drawing on evaluated and ongoing examples from...

Author(s)
Whittaker, M.; Obrist, B.; Berger-González, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for One health study designs.

This chapter focused on population-based quantitative One Health study designs with emphasis on planning of field studies. Selected examples on joint surveys, then on practical information for planning a field study design were presented. This chapter concludes on the advantages of One Health study ...

Author(s)
Schelling, E.; Hattendorf, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Surveillance and response conducted in a one health context.

This chapter discussed the success of the One Health programme to reduce (i.e. mitigate) the impact of diseases on the health of people, animals and plants.

Author(s)
Aenishaenslin, C.; Martins, S. B.; Stärk, K. D. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter

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