Books - One Health Commission




Capua I, Circular Health: Empowering the One Health Revolution, Bristol University Press (BUP), Coming Summer 2020

Kahn L, Who's in Charge: Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health Crises, 2nd Edition, Published by Praeger Security International


Lueddeke G, Survival: One Health,One Planet, One Future, Routledge,Taylor and Francis Group

Deem, S.L., Lane-deGraaf, K., and Rayhel, E. 2019. Introduction to One Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Planetary Health. Wiley-Blackwell. Hoboken, NJ. Pp. 296. ISBN: 978-1-119-38285-0

World Health Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations & World Organisation for Animal Health. (‎2019)‎. Taking a multisectoral, one health approach: a tripartite guide to addressing zoonotic diseases in countries. World Health Organization.


Berthe FCJ, Bouley T, Karesh WB, Le Gall FG, Machalaba CC, Plante CA, Seifman RM, 2018. Operational framework for strengthening human, animal and environmental public health systems at their interface (English), Washington, D.C., World Bank Group.

Eds Herrmann JA, Johnson-Walker YJ, Beyond One Health: From Recognition to Results, Mar 2018, Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN: 978-1-119-19451-4

Quick, J. D., & Fryer, B. (2018). The end of epidemics: The looming threat to humanity and how to stop it. New York: St. Martins Press.

Riegeman R, Kirkwood B, One Health: From Aids to Zika, Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2018

Rüegg SR, Häsler B, Zinsstag J (2018),  Integrated approaches to health: A handbook for the evaluation of One Health, Wageninigen Academic Publishers, eISBN: 978-90-8686-875-9, ISBN: 978-90-8686-324-2

Woods, A., Bresalier, M., Cassidy, A., & Dentinger, R. M. (2018). Animals and the Shaping of Modern Medicine One Health and its Histories. Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-64337-3


Bardosh, K. One Health: Science, politics and zoonotic disease in Africa. Taylor and Francis. 2016.

Cork S, Hall D, Liljebjelke K, Eds. One Health Case Studies, Addressing Complex Problems in a Changing World. 5M Publishing, Ltd, 2016.

Kahn, L. One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance. Johns Hopkins University Press. 2016.

Lentzos F. Biological Threats In The 21St Century. Singapore: Imperial College Press; 2016.

Lueddeke, G. Global Population Health and Well-Being in the 21st Century. Toward New Paradigms, Policy, and Practice. Springer Publishing Company, 2016.  

  • Quote from the author: " The only way forward for the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to embrace 'One World, One Health' – working collaboratively to ensure the health and well-being of humans, animals, plants and the environment, now and for future generations!" George Lueddeke
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Thurow, R. The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time For Mothers And Children-And The World. Canada: PublicAffairs. 2016.


Arkow, P. Animal-Assisted Therapy and Activities: A Study and Research Resource Guide for the Use of Companion Animals in Animal-Assisted Interventions (11th ed.), 2015.

Carson, R. (2015). Silent spring. London: Penguin Books, in association with Hamish Hamilton.

Carter CN, Hoobler DG, Animal Health Human Health One Health: The Life and Legacy of Dr. James H. Steele, Copyrighted material

Frates E, Moses L. Get Healthy, Get A Dog. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University. Accessed October 22, 2015.

Heymann, David L. Control of Communicable Diseases Manual. Washington, DC: American Public Health Association; 2015.

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Institute of Medicine. Envisioning the Future of Health Professional Education: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2015.

Institute of Medicine. Emerging Viral Diseases: The One Health Connection: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2015.

Luber, G and Lemery, J. Global Climate Change and Human Health: From Science to Practice. Jossey-Bass, 2015. 

Olmstead AL and Rhode PW. Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts over Animal Disease Control. Harvard University Press; 2015.

Spector N. Gone in a Heartbeat: A Physician's Search for True Healing. January 29, 2015.

Whitby S, Novossiolova T, et al. Preventing Biological Threats: What You Can Do: A Guide to Biological Security Issues and How to Address Them. Bradford Disarmament Research Centre; 2015.

Zinsstag J, Schelling E, Waltner-Toews, Whittaker M, Tanner M, editors. One Health: The Theory and Practice of Integrated Health. CABI; (1 edition) 2015.


Atlas RM and Maloy S, editors. One Health: People, Animals, and the Environment. Amer Society for Microbiology; (1 edition) 2014.

Katz D, Jekel J, Elmore J, Wild D, Lucan S. Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, And Public Health. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders; 2014:354-377.

Stone EA, Dewey C, editors, Linka T, illustrator. Sick! Curious Tales of Pests and Parasites We Share with AnimalsOntario Veteinary College; 2014.

Thoen, Steele and Kaneene, editors. Zoonotic Tuberculosis: mycobacterium bovis and Other Pathogenic Mycobacteria. Wiley-Blackwell; (3rd Edition) 2014.

Wasik B, Murphy M. Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus. Penguin; 2014.

Yamada A, Kahn L, Kaplan B, Monath T, Woodall J, Conti L. Confronting Emerging Zoonoses. Springer; 2014.


Baker, C. Red Book Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics. (2nd edition) 2013.

Dvorak G, Roth JA, Gray GC, Kaplan B, editors. Zoonoses: Protecting People and Their Pets. The Center for Food Security & Public Health; (1 edition) 2013.

Natterson-Horowitz, B and Bowers, K. Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing. Vintage; 2013.

Mackenzie JS, Jeggo M, Daszak P, Richt JA, editors. One Health: The Human-Animal-Environmental Interfaces in Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Concept and Examples of a One Health Approach (Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology). Springer; 2013.

Quammen D. Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic. WW Norton & Company; (1 edition) 2013.


Aguirre AA, Ostfield R, Daszak P, editors. New Directions in Conservation Medicine: Applied cases of Ecological Health. Oxford University Press; (1 edition) 2012. Book review.

Aysha AAnimals and Public Health: Why treating animals is better is critical to human welfareMarch 13, 2012.


Clayton S, Myers G. Conservation Psychology. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, Ltd.; 2009.

Davis RG (Editor). Animals, Diseases and Human Health: Shaping Our Lives Now and in the Future. Praeger; (1 edition) 2011.

Gardiner S. A Perfect Moral Storm. New York: Oxford University Press; 2011.

Montalván L, Witter B. Until Tuesday. New York: Hyperion; 2011.

Selendy JMH, editor. Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Environment: Challenges, Interventions, and Preventive Measures. released November 2011.


Monath T, Kahn L, Kaplan B. One Health Perspective. ILAR Journal, 2010;51(3):193-198. doi:10.1093/ilar.51.3.193.


Carter CN. One Man, One Medicine, One Health: the James H. Steele Story. Book Surge Publishing; 2009.

Kahn L. Who's in Charge: Leadership during Epidemics, Bioterror Attacks, and Other Public Health CrisesCDC Review; 2009.

Kaplan B, Kahn L, Monath T. One Health, One Medicine. Terramo, Italy: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise G. Caporale; 2009.

Rabinowitz P, Conti L. Human-Animal Medicine Clinical Approaches to Zoonoses, Toxicants and other Shared Health Risks.  Elsevier; Dec 2009.  ISBN: 978-1-4160-6837-2


Chivian E, Bernstein A, editors. Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Vector Borne Diseases: Understanding Environmental, Human Health and Ecological ConnectionsWorkshop Summary (Forum on Microbial Threats) (2008)


Sherman IW. Twelve Diseases That Changed Our World. ASM Press; (1 edition) 2007.

Wilcove, D.S., No Way Home. Island Press


Donham, K. and Thelin, A. (2006). Agricultural Medicine. Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Pub.

Friend M. Disease Emergence And Resurgence. Reston, Va.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey; 2006.

Pickering L. Red Book. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2006. Red Book Online: The Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases.


Barry, J. M. (2010). The great influenza: The epic story of the deadliest plague in history. London: Penguin.


Pan American Health Organization Zoonoses and communicable diseases common to man and animals: chlamydioses, rickettsioses, and viroses 3rd ed. Washington, D.C.: PAHO, © 2003. 3 vol.—(Scientific and Technical Publication No. 580) Zoonoses Volume I. Bacterioses and mycoses. Zoonoses Volume II.Chlamydioses, rickettsioses, and viroses. Zoonoses Volume III. Parasitoses.


Nagami P. The Woman with a Worm in Her Head: And Other True Stories of Infectious Disease. St. Martin's Griffin; 2002.

Aguirre A., Ostfeld R., Tabor G., House C., and Pearl M. Conservation Medicine: Ecological Health in Practice. Oxford University Press; 2002.

2000 and Previous

Dubos R. So Human an Animal: How we are shaped by surroundings and events. Transaction; (New edition) 1998.

Garrett, L. (1996). The coming plague: Newly emerging diseases in a world out of balance. London: Penguin.

Powell, J. H. (1993). Bring out your dead; the great plague of yellow fever in Philadelphia in 1793. Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishings Rare Reprints.

Preston, Richard. The Hot Zone. New York: Random House, 1994.

A. F. LaBerge. Mission and Method. The Early Nineteenth-Century French Public Health Movement. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

Schwabe, Calvin W., Cattle, Priests, and Progress in Medicine. U Minnesota Press, 1978.

Schwabe, Calvin W., Diseases in Animals and Man's Well Being, U Saskatchewan, 1970.

Schwabe Calvin W., Veterinary Medicine And Human Health. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Co.; 1964.

Osler W., Clement A.W. An Investigation Into the Parasites in the Pork Supply of Montreal. Gazette Printing Company, 1883.

Drake D. A Practical Treatise on the History, Prevention, and Treatment of Epidemic Cholera, Designed Both for the Profession and the People. Cincinnati, Corey and Fairbank, 1832.

Hippocrates. On Airs, Waters, and Places. The Internet Classics Archive. Translated by Francis Adams. 400 BCE.  

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