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Edited by Roderick J. Lawrence, Published by Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc.


One Health for Dog-mediated Rabies Elimination in Asia: A Collection of Local Experiences


Edited by Slack, V, Nadal D, Yasobant S, Cliquet F, Ahmad W, Pushpakumara, Ghosh S, Published by CABI




Thorns: When Earth Refugees Are The Aliens   Teaching One Health to youth with fiction

Kahn, L



One Health for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians,

Edited by Rebecca Jone and Andrea Jefferey







More-than-One Health: Humans, Animals, and the Environment Post-COVID, Ed. Braverman I, Published by Routledge, 2022



One Health: Integrated Approach to 21st Century Challenges to Health, Editors: Prata J, Ribeiro A, Rocha-Santos T, April 2022, Elsevier, Science Direct



Walking With Gorillas: The Journey of an African Wildlife Vet, Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Arcade Publishing, New York



Infectious Tropical Diseases and One Health in Latin America, Mehlhorn H, Heukelbach J, Springer Publishing




One Health principles for sustainable tourism in protected and conserved areas, IUCN and EcoHealth Alliance


Healthy people and wildlife through nature protection, IUCN and EcoHealth Alliance



Abed Y, Dobe M, Eliakimu E, Goletic R, Hokama T, Laaser U, Lueddeke G, Mans L, Ormea V, Sah, M, Seifman R, (2021) “Special Volume 2021: The Global One Health Environment”, South Eastern European Journal of Public Health (SEEJPH). doi: 10.11576/seejph-4238.

Buriticá SM, Conservation Medicine and Wildlife Diseases / Medicina de la Conservación y Enfermedades de la Fauna Silvestre, University of Antioquia, Lasallian University Corporation, Open Access


Hotez P, Preventing the Next Pandemic: Vaccine Diplomacy in a Time of Anti-science, Johns Hopkins University Press, ISBN: 9781421440385


Jevtić M, Belić B, Savić S, One Health: Monographs of scientific conferences of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the Serbian Medical Society, Volume 10, Number 1, 2021, Editors: Jevtić M, Belić B, Savić S, Academy of Medical Sciences of Serbian Medical Society, Belgrade, Serbia



Stephens T,  

One Welfare in Practice: The Role of the Veterinarian,

CRC Press, Oct 26, 2021




Thomson D,

The Art of Science Communication: Sharing Knowledge with Students, the Public and Policymakers.


Thomson Publishing, LLC, July 2021





Capua I,

Circular Health: Empowering the One Health Revolution, 2020,

Bocconi University Press (BUP)


Zinsstag J, Schelling E, Crump L, Whittaker M, Tanner M, Stephen C,

One Health: The Theory and Practice of Integrated Health Approaches, 2nd Edition, 2020,

CABI Books


CRC One Health One Welfare Book Series


Stephen, C

Animals, Health, and Society: Health Promotion, Harm Reduction, and Health Equity in a One Health World

CRC Press, Dec 23, 2020


Krimins RA

Learning from Disease in Pets: A ‘One Health’ Model for Discovery

CRC Press, Nov 26, 2020




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



Myers S, Frumken H, Planetary Health: Protecting Nature to Protect Ourselves, Published by Island Press





Buritica SM, Conservation Medicine and Wildlife Diseases, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Antioquia, Published 5-14-2019,  ISBN: 978-958-5526-56-3

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

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

Walton M, Ed. One Health, One Planet, Public and Social Policy Series, Australia, Sydney University Press, 2019, Open Access doi:10.2307/j.ctvggx2kn.2 (Give time to load)

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,  Integrated approaches to health: A handbook for the evaluation of One Health, Wageninigen Academic Publishers, (2018) 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



Oura C, Mahase-Gibson A, Stephen C, Caribbean Resilience and Prosperity Through One Health, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidat & Tobago, University of the West Indies, 2017

Jensen-Jarolim E, Comparative Medicine: Disorders Linking Humans and Their Animals, Springer Science, Jan 27, 2017

Simões JCC, Anastácio SF, da Silva GJ, The Principles and Practice of Q Fever: The One Health Paradigm, Nova Science Publishers, March 2017



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.  

Thurow, R. The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time For Mothers And Children-And The World. Canada: Public Affairs. 2016.

Wulf A, The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humbolt's New World, New York, Vintage Books




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.

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

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.

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.

Karesh WB, Editor, One Health Scientific and Technical Review, OIE Review, Vol. 22 (2), 2014, ISBN 978-92-9044-930-0

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.

Jensen-Jarolim E, Comparative Medicine: Anatomy and Physiology, Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 9, 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.



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 better is critical to human welfareMarch 13, 2012.  

Doherty, P. Their Fate is Our Fate: How Birds foretell Threats to our Health and our World,  Melbourne University Publishing Limited, (First Edition)

Natterson-Horowitz B Bowers K, Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing, New York, Alfred A Knopf Publishing, June 12, 2012

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

Wilcove, DS, No Way Home, Island Press; (2nd edition) 2012 (first published in 2007)


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.




One Health for One World: A Compendium of Case Studies, Published by Veterinarians Without Borders, Canada



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.

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

Dvorak G, Rovid-Spickler A, Roth JA  Eds, Handbook for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals, (2008), Published by Bayer HealthCare Animal Health and the Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State U.




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.

Locklar RE, Locklar L, The Other Family Doctor: 75 Years of Veterinary Medicine in New Mexico, Dunning Co. Publishers, 2006.

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





Osofsky, S.A., Cleaveland, S., Karesh, W.B., Kock, M.D., Nyhus, P.J., Starr, L., and A. Yang, (eds.). 2005. Conservation and Development Interventions at the Wildlife/Livestock Interface: Implications for Wildlife, Livestock and Human Health. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. xxxiii and 220 pp.


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:  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.



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

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

Mullen G, Duren L, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Elsevier, 2002 (re-published in 2009 and 2018)

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



2000 and Previous (by date)

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.


Beran GW, Handbook of Zoonoses, 2nd Edition, Section A: Bacterial, Rickettsial, Chlamydial, and Mycotic Zoonoses, CRC Press, 1994

     Beran GW, Handbook of Zoonoses, 2nd Edition, Section B: Viral, CRC Press, 1994


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

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

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

National Research Council. 1991. Animals as Sentinels of Environmental Health Hazards. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.


Schwabe Calvin W., Veterinary Medicine And Human Health. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Co.,1964. (2nd & 3rd Editions in 1969 and 1984)

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

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



Carson, Rachel, Silent Spring. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962.

Zinsser H, Rats, Lice, and History, Routledge Taylor and Francis Group Publishing, 1935, ISBN 9781412806725 (re-published 2008)

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.  

                In the first place to consider the seasons of the year...then the winds, the hot and the cold...When one comes into a city....consider its situation, how it lies as to the winds and the rising of the sun...the waters which the inhabitants use, whether they be marshy and soft, or hard...and the ground, whether it be naked and deficient in water or wooded and well watered...and the mode in which the inhabitants live.

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