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How a one health approach can mitigate the social and economic burdens of zoonoses in Africa

Meseko, Clement and Ochu, Chinwe (2022) How a one health approach can mitigate the social and economic burdens of zoonoses in Africa. Africa at LSE (22 Jun 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Diseases transmitted from animals to humans in Africa have significant social and economic impacts. Attempts to reduce poverty and guarantee better health and welfare should encompass their mitigation. A “One Health” approach emphasises the links between animal, human and environmental health to reduce zoonotic disease transmission. But what is a One Health approach, and what practices does it advocate?

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Q Science > QL Zoology
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2022 13:12
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2022 13:12
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/116051

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