Towards One Health: Increasing Awareness of Animal Health Among Public Health Stakeholders

Fernanda C. Dórea, Céline Dupuy, Judy E. Akkina

Abstract


The recent focus on the 'One Medicine' concept has resulted in an increased awareness that the control of diseases in animal populations, whether zoonotic or not, can be of great public health importance. However, awareness of the activities developed in the field of animal health is still low among public health workers. In this roundtable the facilitators will encourage discussion regarding what can public and animal health learn from each other, focusing particularly on how this cooperation can be promoted.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5184



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