Framework for One Health Practice in National Public Health Institutes

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Contents:

Importance of a One Health approach  …………………………………………………………………………………….  2
Role of Africa CDC and national public health institutes in improving public health …………. 5
Purpose of this One Health framework …………………………………………………………………………………….. 6
Section 1: Goals, objectives, and activities ………………………………………………………………………………..7
Goal #1: Strengthen multisectoral, One Health coordination and collaboration…………………. 7
Goal #2: Develop and strengthen surveillance systems and data-sharing mechanisms
with relevant stakeholders………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 10
Goal #3: Strengthen laboratory systems and networks to ensure early detection,
surveillance and response ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 15
Goal #4: Ensure effective and coordinated public health emergency preparedness and
response using a One Health approach …………………………………………………………………………………..18
Goal #5: Strengthen and support workforce development to prevent and control
priority zoonotic diseas …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 23
Section 2: One Health technical guidance………………………………………………………………………………. 27
General One Health considerations…………………………………………………………………………………………. 27
Considerations for commonly prioritized zoonotic diseases ……………………………………………… 30
Anthrax…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 30
Brucellosis……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 33
Rabies ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 34
Viral haemorrhagic fevers …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 42
Zoonotic influenzas ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..44
Cross-border considerations ………………………………………………………………………………………………………47
Section 3: Monitoring One Health progress………………………………………………………………………………48
One Health Scorecard ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….50
Glossary of Terms ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..55
References …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….59

 

 

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