Climate Change and Zoonoses: Overview (click on link to view course)
This presentation provides an introduction and overview of climate change and zoonotic diseases, the potential impact of climate change on human and non-human animal health, vulnerable populations, and activities to address the risk including the One Health approach, mitigation, and adaption. Areas of discussion include humans, non-human domestic animals, wildlife, and the environment. Risks are summarized world-wide. Numerous links to additional information are included.
To learn basic concepts related to climate change as a prerequisite for examining potential associated human and non-human animal health risks.
To understand overall issues related to climate change and zoonotic diseases.
To identify diverse sources of more detailed information about climate change and health.
Author Information: Millicent Eidson, MA, DVM, DACVPM (Epidemiology). Millicent Eidson is a Professor with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the University at Albany School of Public Health.
Climate change and Zoonoses Overview, Audio Transcription
May 19, 2015
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