EcoHealth Alliance - One Health Commission

EcoHealth Alliance

EcoHealth Alliance

 

Formerly known as Wildlife Trust

 

Description

 

EcoHealth Alliance works at the intersection of ecosystem, animal and human

health through local conservation programs and develops global health solutions

to emerging diseases. It is an international organization of scientists dedicated to

the conservation of biodiversity. EcoHealth Alliance focuses efforts on

innovative research, education and training, and accessibility to international

conservation partners. EcoHealth Alliance specializes in saving biodiversity in

human-dominated bioscapes where ecological health is most at risk because of

habitat loss, species imbalance, pollution and other environmental issues caused

by human-induced change. Work includes research into the discovery and

causes of disease emergence such as SARS, AIDS, Lyme disease, West Nile

virus, Avian Influenza and the deadly Nipah virus.

 

Purpose

 

EcoHealth Alliance researches ways for people and wildlife to share bioscapes

for their mutual survival with an overall mission to empower local conservation

scientists worldwide to protect nature and safeguard ecosystem and human

health.

 

Scope International – United States and more than 20 countries in Central and South

America, the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia.

 

Primary Funders

 

Private and corporate donations and publication subscriptions. Corporate

partners include: Checks in the Mail, Harland Clarke, Nature's Path Foods,

GlobalSave, Good Cause Greetings, Second Nature, and Thanksgiving Coffee.

 

Participants & Key Collaborators

 

Key partners include the Consortium for Conservation Medicine, the global

EcoHealth Alliance Alliance, and conservationists in over a dozen countries.

 

Definition of One Health

 

The "One Health" perspective incorporates human, domestic animal, wildlife,

and ecosystem health and has the potential to lead to effective solutions and save

many lives.

 

Monitoring & Evaluation Strategy

 

No information regarding a formal monitoring and evaluation strategy is

available on the EcoHealth website.

 

Sources of Information

 

EcoHealth Website: http://www.ecohealthalliance.org/

Contact EcoHealth Alliance

homeoffice@ecohealthalliance.org

Peter Daszak

President & Disease Ecologist

 

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