Introduction to One Health
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Introduction to One Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Planetary Health offers an accessible, readable introduction to the burgeoning field of One Health.

Sharon L. Deem

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACZM

She is Director of the Institute for Conservation Medicine at the Saint Louis Zoo in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Veterinary College and MPH Program at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, USA.

Kelly E. Lane-deGraaf

PhD

She is Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for One Health at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Elizabeth A. Rayhel

PhD

She is Professor and member of the Center for One Health at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Part I An Introduction and Impetus for One Health

1 Why One Health?

1.1 Book Overview

1.2 Conclusions and Welcome to One Health

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2 Our Interconnected World

2.1 One Health Challenges on a Connected Planet

2.2 Global Challenges for One Health Practitioners

2.2.1 Emerging Infectious Diseases and Invasive Species

2.2.2 Loss of Biodiversity and Natural Resources

2.2.3 Climate Change

2.2.4 Environmental Degradation and Environmental Contaminants

2.2.5 Loss of Habitat and Increased Interactions of Domestic Animals–Wildlife–Humans

2.3 Drivers of Our Connected Health Challenges

2.4 Solutions Using a One Health Approach

2.5 Connectivity Across the Human–Animal–Environment Interface

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3 Greatest Threats to Planetary Health

3.1 The Climate Crisis

3.2 Emerging and Re‐emerging Infectious Diseases

3.3 The Loss of Biodiversity

3.3.1 Habitat Loss

3.3.2 Pollution

3.3.3 Invasive Species

3.4 The Anthropocene and Inequality

3.4.1 Wealth and Income Inequality

3.4.2 Global Food Insecurity

3.4.3 Environmental Racism

3.5 Science Denial

3.6 Conclusion

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Part II The One Health Triad

4 Environmental Health as One Health

4.1 Threats to Environmental Health

4.2 Pollution and Environmental Contamination

4.3 Habitat Loss and Land Use Alterations

4.4 Environmental Health and Health of the Future

4.5 Two Things Exacerbate Everything

4.5.1 Population Growth and Consumption

4.5.2 Climate Change

4.6 Things Can Get Better

4.7 Conclusion

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5 Animal Health as One Health

5.1 Vulture Declines and One Health

5.2 Animals that Share Our Planet

5.3 How Do We Keep All Animals Healthy on a Changing Planet?

5.4 Threats to Animal Health on a Changing Planet

5.5 Conclusions

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6 Human Health as One Health

6.1 Human Health as One Health

6.2 Human Disease in the Context of One Health

6.2.1 Infectious Diseases

6.2.2 Disruption of Embryonic and Fetal Development

6.2.3 Diseases of Nourishment

6.2.4 Respiratory Disease

6.2.5 Cancer

6.3 Climate Change and Human Health

6.4 Going Forward

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Part III Practitioners and Their Tools

7 The One Health Practitioner

7.1 Who Is a One Health Practitioner?

7.2 The Beauty of an Interdisciplinary, Team‐Based Approach

7.2.1 Problem Solving

7.2.2 One Health Is Anticipatory

7.3 Occupational Opportunities in One Health

7.3.1 The One Health Triad

7.3.2 One Health Practitioners and Their Tools

7.3.3 How to Start a Movement

7.3.4 The Humanity of Science

7.4 The Citizen Practitioner

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8 Essential Tools for One Health Practitioners

8.1 Why We Need One Health Tools

8.2 The Tools of One Health

8.2.1 The Tangible: Hard Tools of One Health

8.2.2 People Power: The Intangible Tools of One Health

8.2.3 Disease Risk Analyses: Linking the Tangible with the Intangible Tools of One Health

8.3 Tools to Help Start a One Health Movement

8.4 Conclusions

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Part IV How to Start a Movement

9 Education and Critical Thinking in One Health

9.1 Higher Education and One Health

9.2 One Health Practitioners as Educators

9.3 Conclusions

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10 Communication and Advocacy in One Health

10.1 A Hole in the Ozone

10.2 Scientific Communication

10.3 Science Denial and the Cautionary Language of Scientists

10.4 Communication as the Bridge‐Building Tool of One Health

10.5 Communication as Outreach

10.6 Citizen Science as One Health

10.7 Communication and Advocacy as a One Health Tool

10.8 Conclusion

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Part V The Humanities of One Health

11 Culture and Theology in One Health

11.1 Culture

11.2 Culture, Social Structure, and One Health

11.2.1 Poverty

11.2.2 Marginalization

11.2.3 Women and Gender Equity

11.3 Culture and Animal/Ecosystem One Health

11.4 Religion and One Health

11.5 Cultural and Religious Awareness and One Health

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12 Economics and One Health

12.1 Economics: The Connection Between Values and Behaviors

12.2 Cost and Externalities

12.3 The Cost and Value of Life

12.4 The Conundrum of Economics and the Environment

12.5 Business and Sustainability: Patagonia

12.6 Business and Sustainability: New Belgium Brewing

12.7 Global Economics and Planetary Health

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13 Politics and Policy of One Health

13.1 What Do We Mean by the Politics of One Health?

13.2 How a Health Issue May Become a Political Issue

13.3 Political Differences, Realities, and Challenges

13.4 Key Local, National, and International One Health Organizations and Movements

13.5 Environmental/Biodiversity

13.5.1 International Climate Accord

13.5.2 International Union for the Conservation of Nature

13.5.3 The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

13.5.4 United States Environmental Protection Agency

13.6 Animal and Human Health

13.6.1 World Health Organization

13.6.2 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

13.6.3 The World Organization for Animal Health

13.6.4 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

13.7 Approaching Health Policies Through the One Health Lens

13.8 Call to Action – Advocacy, Policy, and Politics

13.9 Conclusions

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Part VI Where Do We Go From Here?

14 Working in a Global Environment

14.1 Think Globally, Act Locally, and the Butterfly Effect

14.2 How a Global Environment Fits in One Health

14.3 Education and Skills Needed to Work and Thrive in a Global World

14.4 How To Be a One Health Practitioner in a Global Environment

14.5 International Programs, Policies, and Laws for One Health in the Global Environment

14.6 Conclusion

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15 The Past and Future of One Health

15.1 The Lesson of Easter Island

15.2 One Health in History

15.3 How One Health Became One Health

15.4 Our Futures

15.5 Our Current Actions Establish the Path

15.6 The Ethics of Our Decisions

15.7 Conclusions

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Glossary

Index

9781119382867
  • Language English
  • Release date 2019
  • Author/s Kelly E. Lane-deGraaf
  • Pages 296
  • Binding Soft cover
  • Dimensions 17'8 X 25'1

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