One Health and Urban Transformation – identifying risks and developing sustainable solutions


One Health, urban transformation, water, sanitation, hygiene, food security, public health, zoonosis


Germany, Ghana, Brazil, India


The ‘One Health’ concept adopts an integrative perspective of health, recognizing the intrinsic interconnections between human, animal and environmental health. Interactions between environmental, social and economic systems shape and influence One Health. These interactions are investigated in the context of urban transformation to develop sustainable solutions that maximize synergetic effects, minimize trade-offs and mitigate health risks.


  • Interdisciplinary approaches
  • Systems approaches
  • Quantitative & Qualitative
  • GIS
  • Modeling
Main Cooperation Partners

National: HBRS, UNU-EHS, various institutes of the University Bonn
International: ISSER, FEA-USP, FoRC-USP, IIPH-G

Main Funding Partners

Ministry of Culture and Science of the State government if Northrhine Westphalia (MKW) / Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein Westfalen

Duration of the Project

05 / 2016 - 12 / 2020 (Phase 1)
01 / 2021 - 06 / 2024 (Phase 2)

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Ana Maria Perez Arredondo

Ana Maria Perez Arredondo


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