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Reports, Manuals, Guidelines, Issue Briefs

This compilation is an international One Health community effort. Please help us make this webpage a tool for teaching about One Health and One Health topics and issues. If you know of other One Health focused Reports / Manuals / Guidelines / Issue Briefs that need to be included here, please let us know.  Be sure to also check out these webpages:




Breen RWB, Ghazaryan A, Paronyan L, Gevorgyan K, Shcherbakov O, Gevorgyan H, and Olival KJ. 2023. One Health Armenia: An Assessment of One HealthOperations and Capacities. EcoHealth Alliance.





Report by JPA Health:         

One World, One Health: Exploring the Connectability between Human, Animal and Environmental Health



Breen RWB, Hasanov N, Aghayeva D, Zeynalova S, Safarova V, Sarukhanova S, Ismailova R, Muradov A, and Olival KJ. 2023. One Health Azerbaijan: An Assessment of One Health Operations and Capacities. EcoHealth Alliance.


Breen RWB, Sidamonidze K, Urushadze L, Chakhunashvili G, Kekelidze A, Chikashua N, Natradze I, Gabriadze N, and Olival KJ. 2023. One Health Georgia: An Assessment of One Health Operations and Capacities. EcoHealth Alliance.



The One Health European Joint Program (EJP) Final Report 2023

The impact of successful OHEJP science to policy translation, education and training activities in Europe and globally is shared.


FAO, UNEP, WHO, and WOAH. 2023. Quadripartite One Health Intelligence Scoping Study - Final report. Rome.





Quadripartite Collaboration on One Health - Joint Plan of Action, 2022-2026



Quadripartite secretariat WHO chair's annual report (2022).


Baum S, Machalaba C,,  2022, One Health and Veterinary Systems in Africa: Taking stock of current coverage, needs, and opportunities to meet present and changing threats and optimize collaboration. EcoHealth Alliance, New York, NY


Royal Society of Canada One Health Policy Brief

Strengthening a One Health Approach to Emerging Zoonoses


World Bank; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 2022. Reducing Pandemic Risks at Source : Wildlife, Environment and One Health Foundations in East and South Asia. Washington, DC: World Bank.

World Bank; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 2022. From Reacting to Preventing Pandemics : Building Animal Health and Wildlife Systems for One Health in East Asia and the Pacific. Washington, DC: World Bank.


A Comparative Analysis of One Health Policies in Asia: Opportunities for Application in British Columbia, (April 2022)    Commissioned by Genome BC, Report authored by a group of U British Columbia students in the UBC Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program


One Health High-Level Expert Panel Annual Report (2021), OHHLEP Secretariat, WHO One Health Initiative



Situation analysis on the roles and risks of wildlife in the emergence of human infectious diseases , Kock R, Caceres-Escobar H, IUCN Species Survival Commission, Gland, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-2-8317-2186-6


World Health Organization. (‎2022)‎. Ending the neglect to attain the sustainable development goals: One health: approach for action against neglected tropical diseases 2021-2030. World Health Organization. CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO




One Health European Joint Program (OHEJP) 2021 Annual Report


World Bank. 2022. Putting Pandemics Behind Us : Investing in One Health to Reduce Risks of Emerging Infectious Diseases. © Washington, DC.


One Health as a pillar for a transformative pandemic treaty  

Ruckert A,, Geneva, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Global Health Centre, Global Health Centre Policy Brief.



May 6, 2022 Report by the WHO Director General at the 75th World Health Assembly, WHO to strengthen One Health collaborations


PREDICT: Advancing Global Health Security at the Frontiers of Disease Emergence

Legacy Report of the USAID Emerging Pandemic Threats Program




One Health Commission 2021 Annual Report

'Connect, Create, Educate'



World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. (‎2022). ‎A health perspective on the role of the environment in One Health. License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO

Workshop Report      Systematizing the One Health Approach in Preparedness and Response Efforts for Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Proceedings of a Workshop National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (2022) Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.


Khera N, Lueddeke GR, Mandal D, 2022, Indo-German Biodiversity Programme (GIZ):Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation Instrument-Strengthening Capacities to Address the Issues Related to Zoonotic and Other Emerging diseases. (Taking a One Health Approach)






Wildlife Trade, Pandemics and the Law: Fighting This Year’s Virus with Last Year’s Law, Wingard, J., S. Belajcic, M. Samal, K. Rock, M. L. Custodio, M. Heise, S. Fiennes,C. Machalaba, A.A. Aguirre. (2020).  Legal Atlas, LLC. January 2021.



The Dog and Cat Meat Trade: A Global Health Risk, Report authored and released March 2021 by FOUR PAWS International


World Health Organization. (‎2021)‎. Ending the neglect to attain the sustainable development goals: A global strategy on water, sanitation and hygiene to combat neglected tropical diseases 2021-2030. World Health Organization. CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO


One health as a pillar for a transformative pandemic treaty

Ruckert A,, Geneva, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Global Health Centre, Global Health Centre Policy Brief



Morand S, G,  Jean-François Guégan J, Laurans Y, From One Health to Ecohealth, mapping the incomplete integration of human, animal and environmental health, IDDRI Issue Brief No. 4, May 2020



Escaping the ‘Era of Pandemics’: Experts Warn Worse Crises to Come - Report from the  Intergovernmental Science - Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), Workshop on Biodiversity and Pandemics



Urgent Needs for Global Wildlife Health, Machalaba C, Uhart M, Kock R, Diaz F, Karesh WB, (2020, October 19). Zenodo.




Framework for One Health Practice in National Public Health Institutes,   Africa CDC, October, 2020



Ending the neglect to attain the Sustainable Development Goals: a road map for neglected tropical diseases 2021–2030 World Health Organization; 2020.





A World at Risk: Annual report on global preparedness for health emergencies, 1st Annual Report of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, GPMB)

Advancing the Global Health Security Agenda: Results and Impact of U.S. Government Investments, August 2019 (One Health included 25 times)

One Arctic - One Health: Project Report  A summary of the Finnish activities and achievements in the One Arctic - One Health project during the Finnish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. 

Pandemic Preparedness Financing - Status Update, World Bank Report, September, 2019

Pulling Together to Beat Superbugs: Knowledge and Implementation Gaps in Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance (English). Berthe FCJ, Wadsworth J, Thiebaud A, Marquez PV,  Baris E, HNP/Agriculture Global Antimicrobial Resistance Initiative.  Washington, D.C.: World Bank Group, Oct. 2019




Taking a Multisectoral, One Health Approach: A Tripartite Guide to Addressing Zoonotic Diseases in Countries, FAO, OIE,WHO

The European Union One Health 2018 Zoonoses Report, European Food Safety Authority and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (EFSA and ECDC), EFSA Journal, Volume17, Issue12, December 2019,

UK One Health Report - Joint report on antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance, 2013–2017, January, 2019






Operational framework for strengthening human, animal and environmental public health systems at their interface (English). Le Gall FG., Plante CAB, Franck CJ, Bouley T; Seifman, Richard M,  Karesh WB, Machalaba CC, . 2018. Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group Report.




One Health Interventions – An Assessment of Outcomes,

Report prepared by DAI Global, USAID Report, 2018, Preparedness and Response


Strengthening Multisectoral Community Event-Based Surveillance of Zoonotic Diseases in Senegal – Rapid Assessment of a Global Health Security Agenda Project , MEASURE Evaluation, May 2018



Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense. Special Focus: Defense of Animal Agriculture.
Bipartisan Report of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense: Washington, DC. October 2017

Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance: A One Health Approach to a Global Threat, Proceedings of a National Academies of Medicine  Workshop, National Academies Press, December 8, 2017

EcoHealth Alliance, Network for Evaluation of One Health, Prevent, Prepare, Respond:  Economics of One Health to Confront Disease Threats

One Health: Operationalizing One Health in the Arctic, Achievements Report, Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group, May 2017



Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Report on One Health Technical and Ministerial Meeting, November 2016

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The interplay between environmental chemical exposures and obesity: Proceedings of a workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2016. doi: 10.17226/21880.16.

European Commission. Open Innovation. Open Science. Open to the World. A Vision for Europe. 2016. Available at: Accessed June 16, 2016. 

Hughes L, Steffen W, Rice M. Australia's Coral Reefs: Under Threat From Climate Change. Australia: Climate Council of Australia Ltd; 2016.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Global Health Impacts of Vector-Borne Diseases: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2016. doi:10.17226/21792.

National Academy of Medicine (NAM, formerly IOM), Report prepared by the NAM Commission on a Global Health Risk Framework for the Future, The neglected dimension of global security: A framework to counter infectious disease crises. (doi: 10.17226/21891). January 13, 2016  One Health approach called for on pages 18 and 29

Live-stream recording of the Report Release Event:

NAM News summary of the report:

Pool R, Rusch E. Principles and Obstacles for Sharing Data from Environmental Health Research. 2016. doi:10.17226/21703.

USGCRP, 2016: The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment. Crimmins, A., J. Balbus, J.L. Gamble, C.B. Beard, J.E. Bell, D. Dodgen, R.J. Eisen, N. Fann, M.D. Hawkins, S.C. Herring, L. Jantarasami, D.M. Mills, S. Saha, M.C. Sarofim, J. Trtanj, and L. Ziska, Eds. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, 312 pp. 

World Health Organization (WHO). Preventing Disease Through Healthy Environments: A Global Assessment Of The Burden Of Disease From Environmental Risks. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO Document Production Services; 2016. Available at: Accessed April 28, 2016.



Addressing Antibiotic Resistance: A Report from the Joint Association of Public Land-Grant Universities / Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture

Association of Public Health Laboratories. The Global Health Security Agenda.; 2015. Available at: Accessed December 17, 2015.

DellaValle C. Rethinking Carcinogens: New View Of Cancer Development Focuses On Subtle Combined Effects. Washington, D.C.: The Environmental Working Group; 2015.

Galaz V, Leach M, Scoones I, and Stein C. The political economy of One Health research and policy. Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa STEPS Working Paper 81.

Institute of Medicine. Emerging Viral Diseases: The One Health Connection: Workshop Summary. Institute of Medicine; 2015. Available at: Accessed December 17, 2015.

National Blueprint for Biodefense: Leadership and Major Reform Needed to Optimize Efforts. Hudson Institute Bipartisan Report on Biodefense. Released October 28, 2015. (Report's references to One Health)

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. Envisioning the future of health professional education: Workshop summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. One Health approach mentioned in Chapter 4: Building a Global Health Workforce (pgs. 4-1 to 4-19)2

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.  The Role of Clinical Studies for Pets with Naturally Occurring Tumors in Translational Cancer Research: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press;2015. doi: 10.17226/21830. 

Neurological syndrome, congenital malformations, and Zika virus infection. Implications for public health in the Americas.  World Health Organization. Released December 1, 2015. 

Rapid risk assessment: Zika virus infection outbreak, Brazil and the Pacific region. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.  Released May 25, 2015.

United States Department of Agriculture. Economics Of Antibiotic Use In U.S. Livestock Production. USDA; 2015. Available at: Accessed March 2, 2016.

The White House. National Action Plan For Combating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis. The White House; 2015. Available at: Accessed January 11, 2016.

UK one health (antibiotic use) report: joint report on human and animal antibiotic use, sales and resistance, 2013, accessed May 6, 2022.

Whitmee, S, et al. Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch: report of The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on planetary health. Lancet 2015; 386: 1973-2028.

World Health Organization. Antibiotic Resistance: Multi-Country Public Awareness Survey. World Health Organization; 2015. Available at: Accessed 16 Aug. 2016.



Companion Animals multisectoriaL interprofessionaL Interdisciplinary Strategic Think tank On zoonoses. Healthy and Safe Human-Animal Relationships in Europe. 2014. 

Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE). The Callisto Project Final Report. 2014.

World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). WHO-OIE. Operational Framework for Good governance at the human-animal interface: Bridging WHO and OIE tools for the assessment of national capacities. 2014.



Antibiotic Resistance Threats In The United States, 2013. 1st ed. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2013. Available at: Accessed September 19, 2016.

One Health Core Competency Domains, Subdomains, And Competency Examples. Global One Health Core Competency Working Group, United States Agency for International Development, 2013. Accessed 21 Aug. 2016.

Palmer G, Call D. Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Public Health Challenge Requiring A Global One Health Strategy. National Academy of Medicine; 2013. Available at: Accessed December 17, 2015.

The 'One Health' Concept: the OIE Approach, OIE Bulletin 2013, with Editorial on One Health by Dr. Bernard Vallat, OIE Director General




A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use & Resistance: A Dialogue for a Common Purpose. In: A One Health Approach To Antimicrobial Use & Resistance: A Dialogue For A Common Purpose. Columbus: National Institute for Animal Agriculture; 2012.  Accessed August 26, 2016.

Boggess S, Kunkel R, Okello A, One Health Global Network Task Force Report, October 12, 2012, Accessed March 25, 2022.

Institute of Medicine. Improving Food Safety Through A One Health Approach - Workshop Summary. Institute of Medicine; 2012. Available at: Accessed December 17, 2015.

One World One Health Session Report, Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre National Workshop for Wildlife Health Professionals Ottawa (Canada) February 24, 2010

People, Pathogens, and our Planet Vol 2: The Economics of One Health, Washington, DC: World Bank, Agriculture and Rural Development; June, 2012.



Catalog Of One Health Activities And Programs. Global Initiative for Food Systems Leadership; 2011. Available at: Accessed December 8, 2015.

The Agriculture and Rural Development Department and the Human Development Network at the World Bank, Towards One Health; 2011. Available at Accessed March 6, 2018

FAO. 2011. One Health: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Strategic Action Plan, [Brochure]. Rome





Sharing responsibilities and coordinating global activities to address health risks at the animal-human-ecosystems interfaces - A Tripartite Concept Note. 2010. Accessed June 1, 2016.



Operationalizing "One Health": A Policy Perspective

Meeting Overview, May 4-6, 2010, Stone Mountain, Georgia




World Bank. People, pathogens and our planet. Volume 1: Towards a One Health approach for controlling zoonotic diseases. Report No. 50833-GLB. Washington, DC: World Bank,Agriculture and Rural Development; 2010.





FAO, OIE, WHO, UN System Influenza Coordination, Unicef, and World Bank. Contributing To One World, One Health: A Strategic Framework For Reducing Risks Of Infectious Diseases At The Animal–Human–Ecosystems Interface.; 2008. Available at: http:// Accessed March 18, 2016.



One Health: A New Professional Imperative, AVMA One Health Initiative Task Force Final Report, July 15, 2008 (pdf)


King LJ, et. al., Executive summary of the AVMA One Health Initiative Task Force report. J Am Vet Med Assoc., Vet Med Today Special Report, 2008 Jul 15;233(2):259-61. doi: 10.2460/javma.233.2.259 (pdf)



The Manhattan Principles. (2004). Available at: Accessed February 10, 2016. PDF File



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