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

Keywords

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

Countries

Germany, Ghana, Brazil, India

Summary

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.

Methodology

  • 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, IIPH-G

Main Funding Partners

Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (MIWF-NRW)

Duration of the Project

05 / 2016 - 12 / 2020

Project Homepage
https://www.zef.de/onehealth.html
Team

Contact

Timo Falkenberg

Dr. Timo Falkenberg

Phone.:
+49-228-73-4634